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Sex/Gender and Self-DeterminationPolicy Developments in Law, Health and Pedagogical Contexts

Sex/Gender and Self-Determination: Policy Developments in Law, Health and Pedagogical Contexts

Zowie Davy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447344278
eISBN:
9781447345695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344278.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book considers key personal, political and pedagogical approaches to trans, sex/gender expansive and intersex people in various policy fields such as sex/gender recognition legislation, medical ... More

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and KinshipCrafting Elastic Masculinity

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and Kinship: Crafting Elastic Masculinity

Siyang Cao

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212983
eISBN:
9781529213010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores Chinese young men’s views of manhood and how they construct and negotiate masculinities in everyday lives. Drawing from empirical research, it uses the term shenti (body-self) as a ... More

Austerity, Women and the Role of the StateLived Experiences of the Crisis

Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Vicki Dabrowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Using interviews with women from diverse backgrounds, the author of this book makes an invaluable contribution to the debates around the gendered politics of austerity in the UK. Exploring the ... More

Sharing MilkMothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Shannon Carter and Beatriz Reyes-Foster

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The feeding of human milk to socially and biologically unrelated infants is not a new phenomenon, but the Euroamerican values of individualism have generated expectations that mothers are ... More

Preventing Sexual ViolenceProblems and Possibilities

Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Efforts to prevent sexual violence against women and children can be evidenced by many local, national, global initiatives. In 2016, the World Health Organisation published its Global Plan of Action ... More

Non-Binary GendersNavigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Ben Vincent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Methodologically innovative in its use of mixed-media diary research, this timely book offers a focused sociological study of non-binary people’s identities and experiences in the UK. From ... More

Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in EuropePolicies, Culture and Public Opinion

Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book provides a systematic scientific overview of gender mainstreaming in Europe. It recalls the main steps of the origins and the development of the European gender mainstreaming (GM) strategy. ... More

Work, Labour and CleaningThe Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Lotika Singha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The outsourcing of domestic work in the UK has been steadily rising since the 1970s, but little research has considered the experiences of local White British women working as independent cleaning ... More

Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Ann Brooks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a socio-historical analysis of the relationship between women, politics and the public sphere. It looks at the legacy of eighteenth-century intellectual groupings which were dominated by ... More

Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Glenda Bonifacio (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447340195
eISBN:
9781447340232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gender is a factor of youth migration; it shapes the roles, capacities, access to resources, and cultural expectations in society. Gender defines who leaves and who stays behind in the place of ... More

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