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Blind to SamenessSexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Asia Friedman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226023465
eISBN:
9780226023779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

What is the role of the senses in how we understand the world? Cognitive sociology has long addressed the way we perceive or imagine boundaries in our ordinary lives, but this book pushes this ... More

How Places Make UsNovel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on an ethnography of lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) residents in Ithaca, New York; San Luis Obispo, California; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine; How Places Make Us shows ... More

Mobile OrientationsAn Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Nicola Mai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book draws on unique and original research on the experiences of women, men, transgender people, minors and third party agents working in the sex industry in a variety of settings and jobs in the ... More

Sorting SexualitiesExpertise and the Politics of Legal Classification

Sorting Sexualities: Expertise and the Politics of Legal Classification

Stefan Vogler

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226769165
eISBN:
9780226776934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776934.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Sorting Sexualities: Expertise and the Politics of Legal Classification analyzes how legal and scientific institutions work together to reify and regulate sexual subjects in highly gendered and ... More

UnderdogsSocial Deviance and Queer Theory

Underdogs: Social Deviance and Queer Theory

Heather Love

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226668697
eISBN:
9780226761244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Underdogs traces the roots of queer theory in studies of social deviance conducted in the social sciences in the United States after World War II. Scholars in anthropology, sociology, and history ... More

UnspeakableA Life beyond Sexual Morality

Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Rachel Hope Cleves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The sexual exploitation of children by adults has a long, fraught history. Yet how cultures have reacted to it is shaped by a range of forces, beliefs, and norms, like any other social phenomenon. ... More

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