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The Resource Discourses on Gender and Sexual Inequality : The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem

Discourses on Gender and Sexual Inequality : The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem

Discourses on Gender and Sexual Inequality : The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem
Discourses on Gender and Sexual Inequality
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The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem
This edited collection examines the significance of Sandra L. Bem's research for current debates on gender and gender roles in the social sciences, with contributions that question how the institution of gender has been, and remains, deeply contested
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Discourses on Gender and Sexual Inequality : The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem
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  • Front Cover -- Discourses On Gender and Sexual Inequality: The Legacy of Sandra L. Bem -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- About the Volume editors -- Gendered Institutions and Cultural Practices: Still Chasing the Legacy of Sandra Bem -- A Different Sort of Introduction{u2026}Two Voices on the Legacy of Sandra L. Bem -- Marla -- Dana -- On Sandra Lipsitz Bem -- Current Contributions -- Multiple Methodologies -- Conclusion -- References -- Contextualizing Bem: The Developmental Social Psychology of Masculinity and Femininity -- Category: Literature Review -- Bem's Gender Role Flexibility: A Precursor to Social Contextual Approaches -- Social Contextual Approaches to Gender -- The Contextual Specificity of Gender -- Measuring Feminine and Masculine Attributes in Context -- Femininity and Masculinity: Providing the Developmental Context -- Feminist and Social Justice Applications -- Gender Polarization and Androcentrism -- Construction of Gender Identity: Gender Schemas -- Parenting: Raising Gender Aschematic Children -- Conclusion -- References -- Insights into Vietnamese Culture of Gender and Factors Hindering Academic Women's Advancement to Leadership Positions -- Context -- About the Study -- Difference Between Policies and Practices with Respect to Gender Equality -- National Level -- Institutional Level -- Professional Promotions and Appointments -- Institutional Meetings among Senior Leaders -- Main Challenges Facing Women Leaders in Academia -- Balancing Multiple Responsibilities -- Sex-Role Stereotypes and Gender Prejudices -- Cultural Expectations and Women's Perceptions of Their Responsibilities -- Women's Retirement Age by Law -- Women's Distinctive Pathways to Powerful Positions -- Occupational Choice and Early Career Path -- Women's Ways of Attaining Key Leadership Positions -- Career Plans and Advancement Strategies
  • Advancement into Leadership Positions -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- References -- How College Students Perceive Men's and Women's Advantages and Disadvantages Surrounding Work and Family Issues -- Gender Ideology and Identity: Assessing Relative Salience of Roles -- Coming of Age and Review of Studies -- Gendering Work and Family -- Data -- Perceptions of Work and Family: Coding Process -- Findings -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Limitations and Strengths -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Gendered Career Choices and Stereotypes: A Theoretical Approach -- Approaches to the Study of Career Choices -- The New Theoretical Framework to Explain Gendered Career Choices -- Gendered Career Choices in Russia -- Career Choices before the Collapse of the USSR -- Career Choices after the Collapse of the USSR -- Discussion -- References -- Drinking Like a Man: How Gender Norms Influence College Students' Perceptions of Binge Drinkers -- Campus Drinking Behavior -- Development of Gender Differences in Alcohol Consumption -- Studying Gender Norms and Drinking -- Method -- Participants -- Procedure -- Measures -- Results -- Preliminary Analyses -- Testing Hypotheses -- Discussion -- References -- Appendix A -- For the Sake of Hearth and Home: Gender Schematicity in the Romance Novel -- The Popular Appeal of the Romance Novel -- Discovery: There Is No Race in Romance -- Learning the Tropes and Applying the Lessons: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same -- Working Girls -- For the Babies' Sake: Creating the Impetus for Marriage in Popular Romance -- The Problem with Happily Ever After: Mediating Current Expectations of the Romance Genre -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Masculinity and "Generational Poverty" in a Faith-Based Homelessness Advocacy Program: Race and Class Viewed through the "L..
  • Gender, Family, Religion, and the Welfare State -- Gender, Welfare Reform, and the "Faith-Based Initiative" -- Profiling Integrity Intervention: Fieldsite Characteristics -- Methods: Grounded Theory, Institutional Ethnography, and Feminist Standpoint Theory -- Analyses and Findings -- Faith and Family at Integrity Intervention: Self-Definition through "Othering" -- "Family Values" at Integrity Intervention -- Gender, Family, Reward, and Punishment at Integrity Intervention -- Profiling the "Undeserving": "Advocate Hopping," "Bullshit Artists," and "Generational Poverty" -- Race, Class, and "Generational Poverty": Program Shifts and Unlearning the "Culture of Poverty" -- The Reproduction of Marginalization: Race and Class through the "Lenses of Gender" -- References -- About the Authors -- Index
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