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My Big Fat Catholic Queer Wedding, Kourtney Baker Dec 2018

My Big Fat Catholic Queer Wedding, Kourtney Baker

Comparative Woman

No abstract provided.


I'M A Girl!, Loretta Farnsworth Dec 2018

I'M A Girl!, Loretta Farnsworth

Children's Book and Media Review

I’m a Girl! depicts a little blue donkey who is frequently mistaken for being a boy. She wears necklaces and plays with dolls, but she also makes messes, runs fast, and plays her music loudly. Throughout all her activities, she is quick to remind others that she is a girl, despite not being sweet all the time. The book concludes with her dancing with her friend, a lion, who celebrates being a boy just as the donkey celebrates being a girl.


Perspectives From The Field: Interviews With The Alima Of Ladakh, Jacqueline H. Fewkes Dec 2018

Perspectives From The Field: Interviews With The Alima Of Ladakh, Jacqueline H. Fewkes

HIMALAYA, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies

This article is based on a series of interviews with a group of female Islamic scholars—alima—in Leh, Ladakh, who were the first four women from the region to receive a religious education in a formal madrassa (religious school). The women interviewed attended Jamiatus Salehat, a Deobandi religious boarding school located in Malageon Maharashtra (India), in the late 1980s. They graduated in 1991, returning to Ladakh to teach religion in the area. Today, these four women conduct public religious teachings for women in both Leh and Nubra valleys, and educate their family members about Islam as well. Segments of ...


Identity Negotiation, Saudi Women, And The Impact Of The 2011 Royal Decree: An Investigation Of The Cultural, Religious, And Societal Shifts Among Women In The Saudi Arabian Public Sphere, Maha Alshoaibi Dec 2018

Identity Negotiation, Saudi Women, And The Impact Of The 2011 Royal Decree: An Investigation Of The Cultural, Religious, And Societal Shifts Among Women In The Saudi Arabian Public Sphere, Maha Alshoaibi

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Historically, Saudi Arabian culture has been deeply rooted in tradition, religious customs, family-oriented structures, and gender derived expectations for men and women alike. Saudi Arabian culture emphasizes a patriarchal family structure where men financially provide for their family whereas women are expected to manage internal household duties such as raising children, upholding household affairs, and working within a limited scope of employment. The concept of Saudi Arabian women integrating into the public workforce has been a source of contention and debate for the last several hundred years. Due to recent changes in political and economic events, a royal decree issued ...


Village Doctors And Vulnerable Bodies: Gender, Medicine, And Risk In North India, Jocelyn Killmer Dec 2018

Village Doctors And Vulnerable Bodies: Gender, Medicine, And Risk In North India, Jocelyn Killmer

Dissertations - ALL

This dissertation tracks an uncommon migration: the movement of young women doctors from urban medical colleges to rural clinics in Rajasthan, North India. The ability for young women doctors to transfer their lives to a rural clinic, even for a year or two, is vital for career advancement in Rajasthan’s government health sector. Yet I found that women, over and over, rejected this opportunity, turning this urban to rural migration into a trickle rather than a flow. Through interviews, observations, and travel in urban and rural Jaipur district, I explore the meanings of urban and rural spaces as well ...


Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Gender Analysis, Garima Bisaria, Dr.Babita Jaiswal Dec 2018

Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Gender Analysis, Garima Bisaria, Dr.Babita Jaiswal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The SRELS Journal of Information Management has been playing vital role in the library and information science field since last fifty years. This paper presents the results of a bibliometric study of articles with a gender viewpoint from 2007-2017. The aim of the study is to examine the journal during the period 2007-2017 using bibliometric indicators with a gender perspective. The pattern of research output in 606 publications is analyzed in which 435(71.78%) articles are contributed by male authors and 171(28.21%) by female authors. The degree of collaboration in the publications of the journal is 0 ...


Women, Blood, And Dreams: Gender, Dream Spaces, And Monstrosities In A Nightmare On Elm Street And Bloodborne, Amber Appleby Dec 2018

Women, Blood, And Dreams: Gender, Dream Spaces, And Monstrosities In A Nightmare On Elm Street And Bloodborne, Amber Appleby

Theses and Dissertations from 2018

Video games exploded in popularity in the 80s and have been a staple in many people’s lives since. Because video games are popular and different, critics tend to ignore them beyond simple analysis like the sexist portrayal of women. Video games, like films, can be read and analyzed using different methods of theory. This is evident in the similarities in Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street and FromSoftware’s Bloodborne. Both media feature overtly gendered imagery and spaces, the monstrousness of women, the blurring of dreams and reality, and Gothic elements that tie them together. Though Bloodborne ...


Buried Above The Ground: A Study Of The Impact Of Hurricane Katrina On African-American Women In The Lower 9th Ward And The Case Of Underdevelopment, Alicia M. Fontnette Dec 2018

Buried Above The Ground: A Study Of The Impact Of Hurricane Katrina On African-American Women In The Lower 9th Ward And The Case Of Underdevelopment, Alicia M. Fontnette

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University

Hurricane Katrina made landfall 60 miles east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 29, 2005. The storm revealed the reality of the socio-economic state of tens of thousands of African Americans living in the city of New Orleans, especially African-American women. This study examines the state of development of African-American women who lived in the Lower 9th Ward area of New Orleans prior to, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. This study was based on the premise that African-American women who lived in the Lower 9th Ward were significantly more affected by Hurricane Katrina than any other group in ...


George, Amanda Bishop Dec 2018

George, Amanda Bishop

Children's Book and Media Review

George is the story of a young girl who, biologically, was born male. Everyone sees George as if she were a boy, but George knows that inside she is female. George sees her opportunity to let the world know who she really is inside when the school play is announced. She desperately wants to be cast as Charlotte in the upcoming school play, but her teachers and fellow classmates don’t think that a boy should play Charlotte. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George devises a plan to show everyone that she can make a great Charlotte ...


Machismo: Times Have Changed? / El Machismo: ¿Han Cambiado Las Cosas?, Melissa Urias Dec 2018

Machismo: Times Have Changed? / El Machismo: ¿Han Cambiado Las Cosas?, Melissa Urias

Culture, Society, and Praxis

In this oral history the author explores the current state of gender relations in a rural community in Northwestern Spain. While it is indeed the case that the appreciations from a visitor that has been in place for only a few weeks permits for only a glance on what the state of the matter is, it is just as true that there are schemes of behavior and apparent realities that deserve contrasting and comment.


Mothers Do Not Make Good Workers: The Role Of Work/Life Balance Policies In Reinforcing Gendered Stereotypes, Sarah Cote Hampson Dec 2018

Mothers Do Not Make Good Workers: The Role Of Work/Life Balance Policies In Reinforcing Gendered Stereotypes, Sarah Cote Hampson

Sarah Cote Hampson

‘Family friendly’ policies such as maternity leave allow millions of women in the United States to take some time off when they give birth or adopt a child in order to spend time physically recuperating and/or initiating a bond with their children. However, many working mothers report facing stereotypes that either negatively impact their decision-making about claiming their rights under work/life balance policies, or cause them to be the specific targets of discrimination in their workplaces. This article, which draws upon in-depth interviews with 48 women from 2 types of work environments (the U.S. military and academia ...


Gender Essentialism And Responses To Candidates’ Messages, Meredith Meyer Dec 2018

Gender Essentialism And Responses To Candidates’ Messages, Meredith Meyer

Psychology Faculty Scholarship

People often form negative attitudes against those who deviate from gender norms. Within the political realm, this has the potential to translate into effects on perceptions of candidate likability and traits. Female candidates who tend to focus on issues stereotypically thought of as feminine are generally more positively evaluated than those who focus on stereotypically masculine domains. The current studies investigate whether these effects vary depending on the extent to which people endorse gender essentialism, which is the tendency to attribute gender differences to relatively more intrinsic, innate, and immutable factors versus believing that gender differences are largely due to ...


A New Brand Of Men: Masculinity In French Republican Socialist Rhetoric, Randolph A. Miller Dec 2018

A New Brand Of Men: Masculinity In French Republican Socialist Rhetoric, Randolph A. Miller

Theses and Dissertations

Social theorist and activist, August Blanqui, used his appearance before court in 1832 to lay out an argument that condemned the present political and economic system and demanded emancipation of the male worker. During his monologue, along with his devastating portrayal of worker misery and systemic corruption, Blanqui made comparisons between the male bourgeoisie and the male proletariat. Recounting the recent overthrow of Charles X for his audience, Blanqui described the “glorious workers” as six feet tall, towering over a groveling bourgeoisie who praised them for their “selflessness and courage.” According to Blanqui, the workers, unlike the aristocracy of wealth ...


The Social Value Of Seiu Women, Alex Rothfelder Dec 2018

The Social Value Of Seiu Women, Alex Rothfelder

International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE)

This paper analyzes women in health care unions by specifically examining the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as a case study. Moreover, this paper asks: what motivates these health care workers; is it primarily patient care, or are there other significant issues? How do workers think about their product of care, and how does this affect unionism? And how is gender connected to these issues? After interviewing six health care workers in SEIU, this paper found that the motivation of health care workers is partially motivated by patient issues, but that this occurs in a negative sense. Union organizational limitations ...


Which Activities Count? Using Experimental Data To Understand Conceptualizations Of Physical Activity, Rachel Cusatis, Dana Garbarski Dec 2018

Which Activities Count? Using Experimental Data To Understand Conceptualizations Of Physical Activity, Rachel Cusatis, Dana Garbarski

Sociology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

US health surveys consistently report that men and those with higher socioeconomic status (SES) engage in more physical activity than women and lower SES counterparts, using questions that ask about physical activity during leisure time. However, social characteristics such as gender and SES shape understandings of and access to leisure-based physical activity as well as other domains where healthy activity is available – namely house work, care work, and paid work. Thus, the physical activity of US adults may look different when what counts as physical activity expands beyond leisure activity.

The current study uses Amazon’s Mechanical Turk platform to ...


En Sus Propias Palabras: Testimonios Of Latinas In Elected And Appointed Office, Andrea Guajardo Dec 2018

En Sus Propias Palabras: Testimonios Of Latinas In Elected And Appointed Office, Andrea Guajardo

Theses & Dissertations

Governance in the United States has been the domain of men since the idea of democracy and independence from England was in its infancy. The systematic oppression and exclusion of persons of color and women was the backdrop upon which the United States was founded. Many continue to experience conflict and struggle in their efforts to gain and maintain civil rights and seek personal and professional experiences free from marginalization and oppression. This purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the lived experiences group of Latinas who have been elected or appointed to public office with an emphasis critical ...


Gender Mainstreaming In Mine Action | Powerful Linkages For Progress Across The Sdgs, Laura Biscaglia, Vanessa Gomes Sampaio, Ursign Hoffman, Marion Provencher Langlois Dec 2018

Gender Mainstreaming In Mine Action | Powerful Linkages For Progress Across The Sdgs, Laura Biscaglia, Vanessa Gomes Sampaio, Ursign Hoffman, Marion Provencher Langlois

Global CWD Repository

Mine action comprises a set of activities aimed at reducing the risks from landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war. By returning safe land, housing and infrastructure to people and assisting victims, it restores livelihoods, re-establishes an environment for communities to live, work and thrive in, and accelerates development. Mine action never occurs in a vacuum; it takes place in social and cultural contexts where different gendered power relations exist and therefore does not automatically benefit women, girls, boys and men from different backgrounds to the same degree. This article explores the intersection between mine action and inequality ...


Bumbling In The Dark: The Effect Of The Dark Triad, Online Dating, And Gender On Risky Sexual Behaviors, Rebecca Boudreau Dec 2018

Bumbling In The Dark: The Effect Of The Dark Triad, Online Dating, And Gender On Risky Sexual Behaviors, Rebecca Boudreau

Student Theses

The Dark Triad is used to describe three distinct yet related personality traits: psychopathy, narcissism, and Machiavellianism, which share several characteristics such as manipulation, exploitation, emotional coldness, and lack of empathy. The Dark Triad has been associated with several negative behaviors including infidelity and risky sexual behavior, however most of the current research focuses only on males high on the Dark Triad traits. The present study seeks to expand the literature by studying how the Dark Triad traits and online dating usage relate to the composite score of risky sexual behaviors. Further, we seek to examine if gender moderates this ...


How Gender Norms Impact Women's Access To Financial Inclusion, Caitlyn Goodman Dec 2018

How Gender Norms Impact Women's Access To Financial Inclusion, Caitlyn Goodman

Economics Undergraduate Honors Theses

The purpose of this paper is to determine if there is a relationship between gender norms and women's access to financial resources. Using data from the World Bank and the World Values Survey, I use a linear regression model to assess how attitudes toward education, jobs, and over-all equal rights impact women's account ownership.


The Use Of Tissue And Serum ”˜Omics' Methods To Characterize Disease, Ying Ding Dec 2018

The Use Of Tissue And Serum ”˜Omics' Methods To Characterize Disease, Ying Ding

Theses and Dissertations

Preeclampsia (PE) is a multisystem disorder that contributes to maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity worldwide. It is characterized by de-novo hypertension and proteinuria or other maternal organ damage after 20 weeks of gestation. Evidence suggested that endogenous digitalis-like factor (EDLF) contributes to the pathogenesis of PE, and that the potential source of EDLF is the placenta. EDLF can inhibit the sodium pump (SP) specifically and may lead to hypertension, it has also been associated with hypoxia, oxidative stress and other abnormalitites present in PE.We studied whether normal human placenta responded to SP inhibition casued by EDLF with a ...


Selected Correspondence With Igor Kon, Dmitri N. Shalin Dec 2018

Selected Correspondence With Igor Kon, Dmitri N. Shalin

Sociology Faculty Publications

The article presents the correspondence with I.S. Kon. No abstract provided.


More Social Needs Endorsed By Caregivers Of Young Children Experiencing Everyday Discrimination, Elizabeth Critchlow, Jennifer Robbins, Md, Mph, George Datto, Md, Tirzah Spencer, Phd, Diane Abatemarco, Phd, Msw, Thao-Ly Phan, Md, Mph Dec 2018

More Social Needs Endorsed By Caregivers Of Young Children Experiencing Everyday Discrimination, Elizabeth Critchlow, Jennifer Robbins, Md, Mph, George Datto, Md, Tirzah Spencer, Phd, Diane Abatemarco, Phd, Msw, Thao-Ly Phan, Md, Mph

Phase 1

Background: Both discrimination and social needs are underlying risk factors for poor health outcomes; however, there are no studies looking at how feelings of discrimination impact reporting of social needs in the pediatric health care setting.

Objective: To compare caregiver report of social needs and desire for help addressing social needs in the pediatric primary care setting based on respondents’ experiences with discrimination.

Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of caregivers of children aged 2-5 in an urban primary care setting. Caregivers completed a tool to screen for 15 social needs and desire for help to address these needs, with ...


School Administrators' Leadership Styles, Gender, And Perceived Self-Efficacy In Suburban Virginia: A Multiple Regression, Nary Esther Kitson Dec 2018

School Administrators' Leadership Styles, Gender, And Perceived Self-Efficacy In Suburban Virginia: A Multiple Regression, Nary Esther Kitson

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Educational leadership is one of the most important indicators in the success of a school. Research indicates leadership has various constructs which affect its effectiveness. The most successful and effective leaders have high self-efficacy. Leaders with high self-efficacy are affected by various constructs. Gaps in the literature on leadership effectiveness include the study of gender constructs and the effect of perceived self-efficacy and the effects of leadership styles (e.g., transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire). This study used a multiple regression analysis to determine if there is a significant predictive relationship between perceived self-efficacy and the linear combination of gender and ...


Marching Into The Future: The Relationship Between Instrumental Music Class Participation And Advanced Placement English Language And Composition Test Results, Robert Alston Pettigrew Dec 2018

Marching Into The Future: The Relationship Between Instrumental Music Class Participation And Advanced Placement English Language And Composition Test Results, Robert Alston Pettigrew

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Over the decades, there have been countless claims that participation in a music class will influence the cognitive abilities of students. Yet many districts elect to eliminate these programs in times of budgetary crisis. During a period when our national education system is focused on test scores, educational reformists should focus on the implementation of courses that yield academic success. This study was designed to determine if there is a significant relationship between instrumental music class participation and Advanced Placement English Language and Composition exam scores. Data for the group comparison consisted of 529 samples from a large county school ...


A Quantitative Study Of School Leadership Style Based On Gender, Jeffrey A. Dufour Dec 2018

A Quantitative Study Of School Leadership Style Based On Gender, Jeffrey A. Dufour

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this causal-comparative study was to analyze data from one eastern North Carolina school district and examine the influence of gender on leadership style to determine if one’s gender influences leadership style. Data was collected using the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ-5). Participants who were involved in this research were school-based administrators from a school district in the eastern part of the United States who were serving in an administrative role within the school district. The data was compiled by Jeffrey A. Dufour while utilizing the MLQ-5 survey that was administered via an online format and was sent ...


“Muslim Women In The Diaspora: Shaping Lives And Negotiating Their Marriages”, Enaya Othman Nov 2018

“Muslim Women In The Diaspora: Shaping Lives And Negotiating Their Marriages”, Enaya Othman

Enaya Othman

This study focuses on two distinctive periods: the 1950s–1980s and 1990s– 2000s. As a point of clarification, I am using the term ‘First Generation’ to apply to immigrants who were born outside the United States, and ‘Second Generation’ for their American-born children. This study utilizes at least 60 interviews conducted during the last six years among Muslim immigrants and their offspring in the greater Milwaukee region. 40 of these interviews are with women of Palestinian descent.1 In addition to scholarly research, community members’ photographs, and focus-group discussion, I use my personal observations as a member of the Arab ...


Muslim Women In The Diaspora: Shaping Lives And Negotiating Their Marriages, Enaya Othman Nov 2018

Muslim Women In The Diaspora: Shaping Lives And Negotiating Their Marriages, Enaya Othman

Enaya Othman

This study focuses on two distinctive periods: the 1950s–1980s and 1990s– 2000s. As a point of clarification, I am using the term ‘First Generation’ to apply to immigrants who were born outside the United States, and ‘Second Generation’ for their American-born children. This study utilizes at least 60 interviews conducted during the last six years among Muslim immigrants and their offspring in the greater Milwaukee region. 40 of these interviews are with women of Palestinian descent.1 In addition to scholarly research, community members’ photographs, and focus-group discussion, I use my personal observations as a member of the Arab ...


Attendance And Gender Relations On Grades And Other Aspects, Andy Chung, Graham Harding, Joonhong Kim, Koot J. Van Wyk Nov 2018

Attendance And Gender Relations On Grades And Other Aspects, Andy Chung, Graham Harding, Joonhong Kim, Koot J. Van Wyk

Theology Papers and Journal Articles

Three aspects prompted this study: why are females in first year university in a countryside campus performing better than males as opposed to high school where the reverse is the case? Why are there waves of performance increases semester by semester? Why is there in the second semester always an increase in performance over the first semester? For this matter the researchers took a number of participants in total over the period 2012-2016, namely 3,963 students in Freshman English at a countryside campus (Sangju) for Kyungpook National University as their target. In the year 2016, only the first semester ...


Review Of Facing The Text: Extra-Illustration, Print Culture, And Society In Britain 1769 - 1840 By Lucy Peltz, Madeleine L. Pelling Nov 2018

Review Of Facing The Text: Extra-Illustration, Print Culture, And Society In Britain 1769 - 1840 By Lucy Peltz, Madeleine L. Pelling

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Review of 'Facing the Text: Extra-Illustration, Print Culture, and Society in Britian 1769 - 1840,' Lucy Peltz by Madeleine Pelling


Understanding The Grandfather Role In Families, Bethany K. Jensen, Gillian Quaal, Margaret M. Manoogian Nov 2018

Understanding The Grandfather Role In Families, Bethany K. Jensen, Gillian Quaal, Margaret M. Manoogian

PURE Insights

As adults continue to live longer and express satisfaction with grandparenting, an evaluation of the roles of grandfathers is warranted. Past research has focused on grandmothers, with little research explicitly investigating the experiences of grandfathers in families. This review assesses sociohistorical trends, demographic influences, gendered patterns, and changes that occur in grandfather-grandchild relationships throughout the lifecourse. We describe the roles grandfathers maintain in their grandchildren’s negotiation of psychosocial and ecological life course tasks, the change and stability they experience relative to sociohistorical trends, and how grandfathers reconfirm masculine norms through generativity and provision of instrumental support. Findings indicate that ...