Politische Bildung in Fotoromanen von Jugendzeitschriften: by Annette Silvia Gille

By Annette Silvia Gille

Annette Silvia Gille geht der Frage nach, wie die seit Jahrzehnten populären Jugendzeitschriften „Bravo“ und „Bravo Girl!“ ihre LeserInnen politisch bilden und zu deren Vergesellschaftung beitragen. Dabei werden insbesondere die Aspekte Geschlecht und Begehren in den Mittelpunkt gestellt, die für die jugendliche Zielgruppe der Zeitschriften im höchsten Maße proper sind. Die Autorin  zeichnet die historische Entwicklung dieser Kategorien nach und zeigt auf, wie sie in aktuellen Ausgaben der Zeitschriften konstruiert werden. Ein auffälliges Ergebnis der Untersuchung ist, dass „Bravo“ und „Bravo Girl!“ vielfältige Verknüpfungen zu den jeweils hegemonialen gesellschaftlichen, politischen und wirtschaftlichen Diskursen aufweisen. Diese werden dann in die äußerst beliebte Rubrik der Fotoromane eingebunden, wodurch die LeserInnen schon im Jugendalter intensiv mit ihnen konfrontiert und entsprechend vergesellschaftet werden.

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An Examination of Latinx LGBT Populations Across the United by Jr., Antonio (Jay) Pastrana,Juan Battle,Angelique Harris

By Jr., Antonio (Jay) Pastrana,Juan Battle,Angelique Harris

This ebook makes use of own narratives and survey facts from over 1,100 respondents to discover the range of stories throughout Latinx LGBT groups in the usa, together with Puerto Rico. The authors rfile and have fun some of the daily strengths and techniques hired via this amazing inhabitants to navigate and negotiate their day-by-day lives.

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Unsafe Abortion and Women's Health: Change and by Colin Francome

By Colin Francome

hazardous abortion continues to be probably the most ignored sexual and reproductive illnesses in line with the realm future health enterprise. in recent times it's been expected that just about forty four million abortions ensue each year resulting in round 47,000 deaths. At this expense a lady will die of an dangerous abortion each eleven mins. Bringing jointly a wealth of data from world wide, this ebook argues that the time has come for an exceptional switch in laws, advocating a shift in the direction of the legalization of abortion to enhance the future health of ladies in poorer nations. With cognizance to conditions in all of the significant continental areas, an summary of the worldwide state of affairs is supplied to bare the foremost developments within the provision and procurement of abortion, to boot their results. offering information drawn from over 100 international locations masking over 90 consistent with cent of the world’s inhabitants, according to released statistical details, alterations to criminal frameworks, lawsuits and the bills of neighborhood commentators and activists, damaging Abortion and Women's health and wellbeing should be of curiosity to students and scholars of the sociology of drugs, gender and reproductive health and wellbeing, social and health and wellbeing coverage and feminist studies.

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The Perfect Servant: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of by Kathryn M. Ringrose

By Kathryn M. Ringrose

The ideal Servant reevaluates where of eunuchs in Byzantium. Kathryn Ringrose makes use of the fashionable proposal of gender as a social build to spot eunuchs as a different gender and to demonstrate how gender used to be outlined within the Byzantine global. even as she explores the altering function of the eunuch in Byzantium from six hundred to 1100.

Accepted for generations as a sound and sensible a part of Byzantine civilization, eunuchs have been famous in either the imperial courtroom and the church. They have been specified in actual visual appeal, gown, and demeanour and have been thought of uniquely fitted to vital roles in Byzantine lifestyles. Transcending traditional notions of female and male, eunuchs lived outdoor of standard styles of procreation and inheritance and have been assigned a different capability for mediating throughout social and non secular barriers. This allowed them to accomplish projects from which well-known women and men have been limited, making them, in essence, excellent servants.

Written with precision and meticulously researched, The excellent Servant will instantly take its position as a huge learn on Byzantium and the historical past of gender.

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Selling Beauty: Cosmetics, Commerce, and French Society, by Morag Martin

By Morag Martin

Morag Martin’s historical past of the beauty in France examines the evolution of well known tastes and criteria of good looks throughout the overdue 18th and early nineteenth centuries. because the French citizenry rebelled opposed to the excesses of the aristocracy, there has been a parallel shift in buyer good looks practices. Powdered wigs, alabaster white pores and skin, and rouged cheeks disappeared in want of a extra ordinary and easy kind.

Selling Beauty demanding situations expectancies approximately previous models and provides a different investigate purchaser tradition and company practices. Martin introduces readers to the social and monetary international of beauty creation and intake, recounts criticisms opposed to using cosmetics from a number of voices, and examines how manufacturers and shops spoke back to fast evolving fashions.

Martin indicates that the survival of the trusted its skill to discover shoppers one of the rising operating and heart sessions. however the newfound approval for cosmetics raised severe questions. Critics―from radical philosophes to scientific professionals―complained that using cosmetics used to be a possibility to social morals and wondered the healthfulness of goods that contained arsenic, mercury, and lead. beauty manufacturers embraced those withering criticisms, even though, skillfully addressing those issues of their advertising and marketing campaigns, reassuring shoppers of the ethical and actual protection in their items.

Rather than disappearing besides the previous Regime, the trade of cosmetics, reimagined and redefined, flourished within the early nineteenth century, as political beliefs and Enlightenment philosophies significantly altered well known sentiment.

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Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers: Occupational Health by Bonnie Gordon

By Bonnie Gordon

The 1898 suppression of white phosphorous within the French fit was once a victory of equipped labour. At a time while so much French employees didn't have the ability to impact alterations within the wellbeing and fitness and defense stipulations in their paintings, the fit employees succeeded. At a time whilst such a lot French girls weren't unionised and didn't pursue potent motion on occupational illnesses, French girls within the fit succeeded. This booklet, first released in 1989, examines their activities and gives the definitive account in their success.

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Corpus: An Interdisciplinary Reader on Bodies and Knowledge by M. Casper,P. Currah,Monica J. Casper,Paisley Currah

By M. Casper,P. Currah,Monica J. Casper,Paisley Currah

Corpus starts with the argument that conventional disciplines are not able to totally recognize the physique and embodiment and that severe examine of those subject matters urgently calls for interdisciplinary methods. The collection's 14 formerly unpublished essays grapple with where of our bodies in more than a few twenty-first century wisdom practices, together with trauma, surveillance, getting older, fats, nutrition, feminist technoscience, loss of life, incapacity, biopolitics, and race, between others.  The book's projected viewers comprises lecturers and students of our bodies and embodiment, interdisciplinary students and practitioners, and students attracted to the any of the noticeable content material coated within the e-book. the gathering might be followed in classes at the physique at complex undergraduate and graduate degrees, together with: cultural reports; queer, gender and sexuality reports; physique and gear; biopolitics; intersectional techniques to the physique; anthropology of the physique; sociology of the physique; embodiment and house; electronic our bodies; anthropology of data creation; well-being, affliction, and drugs reports; technological know-how, wisdom, and expertise experiences; and philosophy and social theory.

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We Still Demand!: Redefining Resistance in Sex and Gender by Patrizia Gentile,Gary Kinsman,L. Pauline Rankin

By Patrizia Gentile,Gary Kinsman,L. Pauline Rankin

We nonetheless Demand! recovers the colourful histories of intercourse and gender activism throughout Canada from the Seventies to the current. Highlighting queer, trans, sex-worker, and feminist struggles, this activist heritage specializes in remembering those struggles and on rethinking the barriers of intercourse and gender activism and scholarship. via recuperating the historical past of activism and outlining modern demanding situations, We nonetheless call for! provides an essential rewriting of the background of intercourse and gender activism in Canada that may enlighten present struggles and turn on new types of resistance.

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Descriptive Elections: Empowering the American Electorate by Jeanette Morehouse Mendez ,Rebekah Herrick

By Jeanette Morehouse Mendez ,Rebekah Herrick

Elections are in hassle with common low degrees of curiosity and turnout; Jeanette Morehouse Mendez and Rebekah Herrick recommend that if applicants seemed extra like the US does, those difficulties could lessen. They name those elections the place applicants range in key social demographic features descriptive elections. They are expecting that races that experience applicants of other race and/or gender will see greater voter turnout out, simply because electorate may be extra attracted to those races and may have much less alienation and indifference. additionally, they are expecting that citizens’ stereotypes/gender personal tastes, in addition to elite habit, can give a contribution to bigger voter engagement. in addition they expect that campaigns in those elections will speak about a greater variety of concerns, and the media will do likewise. They try out their expectancies via studying the gender mixture of applicants in gubernatorial, congressional, and nation legislative races. the implications recommend that electorate in mixed-gender and women-only elections have much less alienation, much less indifference, and bigger curiosity. in addition they usually tend to vote. the implications provide extra modest proof that campaigns and media assurance range in those races. therefore the authors finish that citizens’ gender stereotypes and personal tastes have a bigger influence on electorate’ engagements in descriptive elections.

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