This collection highlights and extends contemporary women's and gender studies by presenting theoretical analyses and innovative research conceptualizations, applications and methodologies via a diverse variety of popular-in-the-classroom topics, such as changing masculinities; comedic/dramatic portrayals of ethnicity and discrimination; stigma and differences within mainstream media gender stereotypes; intersections of gendered and sexual identities in social media and fundamental institutions. These topics emphasize relevant issues and nuances within popular culture, identities and perceptions and social problems and illustrate the breadth of gender studies and its applications, while the diverse methodologies like historical comparisons; ethnographic, demographic and statistical analyses, demonstrate its epistemology. Each chapter remains solidly founded in gender theory while making significant innovative contributions to the overall field.In the case of the funny picture, no matter how ugly, it still reflects a happy, likable , approachable ... Physical appearance is held at a higher standard for women, thus both the maintenance and perception of beauty is usually more important to anbsp;...
|Title||:||Illuminating How Identities, Stereotypes and Inequalities Matter through Gender Studies|
|Author||:||D. Nicole Farris, Mary Ann Davis, D'Lane R. Compton|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business - 2014-04-30|