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The Patterns Of Women Serial Killers In A Climate Of Changing Gender Norms, Lizzie Benkart 2019 Skidmore College

The Patterns Of Women Serial Killers In A Climate Of Changing Gender Norms, Lizzie Benkart

Sociology Senior Seminar Papers

Existing research suggests that patterns of both men and women serial killers are hyper-gendered. In American society, however, gender norms for women have dramatically changed over time. This study proposes that the patterns of women serial killers reflect the femininity ideals of the time period in which they operated in. The shifts in gender norms are operationalized by three time periods representative of the waves of feminism. The Radford/Florida Gulf Coast University’s serial killer database is used to establish a sample of 1,321 serial killers. Using multivariate regression analyses and controlling for age of last kill, which ...


Does The Stigma Of Hooking Up Predict Sexual Assault At College?, Wanjun Chen 2019 Skidmore College

Does The Stigma Of Hooking Up Predict Sexual Assault At College?, Wanjun Chen

Sociology Senior Seminar Papers

This study examines the relationship between the stigma of hooking up and reported sexual assault. Guided by Goffman’s (1963) social stigma theory and Gagnon and Simon’s (1973) sexual script theory, I propose that 1) the more strongly the respondent agrees he or she would disrespect women who hook up frequently, the fewer times he or she reports nonconsensual sex; 2) the more strongly the respondent agrees he or she would disrespect for men who hook up frequently, the fewer times he or she reports nonconsensual sex; and 3) the more strongly the respondent agrees he or she would ...


The Effect Of Social Class On Political Party Affiliations In The African American Community, Sindiso Mafico 2019 Skidmore College

The Effect Of Social Class On Political Party Affiliations In The African American Community, Sindiso Mafico

Sociology Senior Seminar Papers

Does social class affect political party affiliation in the African-American community? Drawing on two contrasting theories: the theory of group interests and class-based theories of stratification put forth by Wilson and Shelton (2006), I propose that African -Americans who report being of a high socio-economic class are more likely to be Republican than African Americans of a lower socio-economic class. Through secondary analysis of data provided by the General Social Survey (GSS), I investigate the relationship between political party affiliation and social class in the African-American community. By combining data across 20 years between 1996 and 2016, the sample size ...


Unwanted Sexual Behavior And Women's Sexual Agency: Gendered Experiences Of Pleasure In Casual Sex, Sofia Mirtz 2019 Skidmore College

Unwanted Sexual Behavior And Women's Sexual Agency: Gendered Experiences Of Pleasure In Casual Sex, Sofia Mirtz

Sociology Senior Seminar Papers

Description: Dichotomous discourse surrounding sexual behavior frames sexual experiences as either consensual or non-consensual. This rhetoric suggests that all consensual sexual activity is desired sexual activity, and does not account for the effect of heteronormative sexual scripts and gendered power dynamics. What are the consequences of engaging in unwanted, yet consensual, sexual activity for heterosexual cis-women? In casual hookups, motivations to engage in sexual activities such as emotional commitment and reproduction are removed from the sexual equation, leaving sexual pleasure as the primary goal. However, in heterosexual sexual activity, women’s pleasure is often not prioritized. This reality creates a ...


Women Faculty's Perceptions Of Departmental Belonging Across Academic Disciplines, Samantha Olarsch 2019 Skidmore College

Women Faculty's Perceptions Of Departmental Belonging Across Academic Disciplines, Samantha Olarsch

Sociology Senior Seminar Papers

Women’s growing numerical representation in gender atypical careers, including the professoriate, has not necessarily meant that they are being accepted, included and integrated in these traditionally male-dominated spaces. This study explores female faculty members’ feelings of isolation within their department across academic disciplines. Drawing on the theory of tokenism, I hypothesize that women faculty members in STEM disciplines, which have been historically male-dominated, are more likely to express a lesser sense of belonging in their department, than women faculty members in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. I analyzed data from a 2009 online survey administered to tenure-track and ...


Gendering Of Home And Homelessness In Latinx Literature, Maria P. Ahumada 2019 University of California, Davis

Gendering Of Home And Homelessness In Latinx Literature, Maria P. Ahumada

Pathways: A Journal of Humanistic and Social Inquiry

This research interrogates the gendering of notions of home and homelessness using the theoretical framing of Anzaldúa in a critical analysis of the works of Sandra Cisneros in The House on Mango Street, and Helena Maria Viramontes' The Moths and Other Stories. The women in these narrative struggle with the societal expectations that are imposed on them through patriarchal ideals, which invade the spaces of their home. This framework can lead to a sense of outsiderness and feelings of homelessness within the home for women when they realize that they are being oppressed by a dominant culture.


Women Being Groomed As Objects Of Desire In Romantic Comedies, Stephanie M. Janania 2019 Florida International University

Women Being Groomed As Objects Of Desire In Romantic Comedies, Stephanie M. Janania

Pathways: A Journal of Humanistic and Social Inquiry

The films His Girl Friday, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Annie Hall are dominated by the male gaze and the men’s expectations of their women partners. In “Women Being Groomed as Objects of Desire in Romantic Comedies,” there is a shift in focus on how the women in these films are perceived and how they are much more like objects for their partner’s pleasure.


Gia Gunn: A Story Of Learning, Doing And Relearning Gender, Katrina Thulin 2019 University of Washington Tacoma

Gia Gunn: A Story Of Learning, Doing And Relearning Gender, Katrina Thulin

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

This presentation is about Gia Gunn, a transgender drag queen and how she, and all of us, learn, do and relearn gender regularly.


Betrayed Partners And Men With Poisoned Souls: Interview With A Former Sex Buyer In Germany, Ingeborg Kraus 2019 Psychologische Psychotherapeutin, Germany

Betrayed Partners And Men With Poisoned Souls: Interview With A Former Sex Buyer In Germany, Ingeborg Kraus

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


미투 운동은 성매매도 포함하여야 한다 (#Metoo Must Include Prostitution), Melissa Farley 2019 University of Rhode Island

미투 운동은 성매매도 포함하여야 한다 (#Metoo Must Include Prostitution), Melissa Farley

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

No abstract provided.


Pornography Induced Erectile Dysfunction Among Young Men, Hamdija Begovic 2019 Örebro University

Pornography Induced Erectile Dysfunction Among Young Men, Hamdija Begovic

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

This paper explores the phenomenon of pornography induced erectile dysfunction (PIED), meaning sexual potency problems in men due to Internet pornography consumption. Empirical data from men who suffer from this condition have been collected. A combination of topical life history method (with qualitative asynchronous online narrative interviews) and personal online diaries has been employed. The data have been analyzed using theoretical interpretative analysis (according to McLuhan’s media theory), based on analytic induction. The empirical investigation indicates that there is a correlation between pornography consumption and erectile dysfunction that suggests causation. The findings are based on 11 interviews along with ...


The Torch (February 2019), crtp 2019 University of Southern Maine

The Torch (February 2019), Crtp

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

Civic and Community Engagement | Civil Rights and Discrimination | Education | Gender and Sexuality | Inequality and Stratification | Politics and Social Change | Public Policy | Race and Ethnicity

Recommended Citation

Baldwin, Brandon and Civil Rights Team Project, "Torch (August 2013)" (2013). Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter. 58. http://digitalcommons.usm.maine.edu/torch/58


The Post-9/11 Lgbtq Human Rights Struggle In Egypt, Donna K. Huaman 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Post-9/11 Lgbtq Human Rights Struggle In Egypt, Donna K. Huaman

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the struggle for LGBTQ human rights has become a leading standard that depicts whether or not a state can be considered modern and progressive. Yet, while this new criterion seems to be supported by Global North states, other nations in other regions, like Egypt from the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) has criticized the international pressure to implement this standard as neo-imperialist and inauthentic to its Muslim-Arab culture. Egypt claims to be the universal Arab-Muslim voice for the MENA region and has become one of the greatest challengers to the international campaign for ...


Canada's Missing And Murdered Indigenous People And The Imperative For A More Inclusive Perspective, John G. Hansen, Emeka E. Dim 2019 University of Saskatchewan

Canada's Missing And Murdered Indigenous People And The Imperative For A More Inclusive Perspective, John G. Hansen, Emeka E. Dim

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) emerged to bring attention to the overrepresentation of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. It has raised awareness about systemic racism and sexism as well as social and economic conditions experienced by Canada's Indigenous population. Yet, research shows that Indigenous males are the most likely to be murdered in Canada (Mulligan, Axford, & Soecki, 2016). Since Indigenous men are going missing and are murdered in disturbing numbers, and they are fathers, brothers, and sons to Indigenous women and girls, it is understandable that many in the Indigenous ...


Lean In, Alyssa Clark 2019 Brigham Young University

Lean In, Alyssa Clark

Marriott Student Review

Gender inequality still exists in the workplace. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg explains that in order to attain greater gender equality, women must actively lean in to their work and make their voices heard. This article highlights Sandberg's primary messages and emphasizes practical steps that can be taken to give more balanced opportunities to both men and women. This message is intended to be a jumping point for conversations about the gendered experiences of women professionally and in the home.


Sexual Orientation And Personnel Security, Richard W. Bloom, Jennifer Terry 2019 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Sexual Orientation And Personnel Security, Richard W. Bloom, Jennifer Terry

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This interview covers constructs like ‘formations of sexuality’ and sexual orientation in the context of personnel security, especially within Cold War public discourse. As well, a discussion on war, militarism, and medical research. Worthy of further exploration in the context of security and intelligence activities and only briefly touched on is the academic area of the history of consciousness.


Setting Our Cites On Gender: Toward Development Of Inclusive Scholarly Support Services For All Faculty, Laura A. Robinson, Anna Newman 2019 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Setting Our Cites On Gender: Toward Development Of Inclusive Scholarly Support Services For All Faculty, Laura A. Robinson, Anna Newman

Gordon Library Staff Publications

Understanding gendered practices and biases in scholarly communication can help librarians develop the right mix of relevant faculty support to encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, while contributing to broader work in strengthening equity in research practices. A number of recent studies explore gender differences and biases in peer-review and citation practices, which are key issues for librarians to consider when providing services in these areas. This work reports on a study to understand gender-specific faculty practices throughout the research and scholarly lifecycle, with particular focus on awareness of and attitudes toward online research profile development, open access ...


Mississippi Semester: New Social Justice Approach To Teaching Empirical Reasoning In Context, Premilla Nadasen, Fatima Koli, Alisa B. Rod, David Weiman 2019 Barnard College

Mississippi Semester: New Social Justice Approach To Teaching Empirical Reasoning In Context, Premilla Nadasen, Fatima Koli, Alisa B. Rod, David Weiman

Numeracy

Under the direction of Professor Premilla Nadasen at Barnard College, the course “Mississippi Semester,” brings together a small group of undergraduate students in a collaborative action-driven project with Mississippi Low-Income Child-Care Initiative, an advocacy organization of women on welfare and child-care providers, based in Biloxi, MS. Students worked closely with members of Mississippi Low-Income Child-Care Initiative to develop an Economic Security Index for women in Mississippi which the organization will use to educate their constituency and to further their advocacy work.. We have partnered with the Barnard Empirical Reasoning Center to utilize census data and GIS to digitally map the ...


Gender & Sexuality Services Newsletter, January 2019, University of Northern Iowa. Gender & Sexuality Services. 2019 University of Northern Iowa

Gender & Sexuality Services Newsletter, January 2019, University Of Northern Iowa. Gender & Sexuality Services.

Gender & Sexuality Services Newsletter

Inside this issue:
-- DIS Open House Celebration Today!
-- Welcome Back Game Night
-- Safe Zone Ally Registration is Now Open
-- lgbt(ea) Time: Religion, Gender and Sexuality


Surveying Identities In Context: Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation ‘At Work’, Justine A. Bulgar-Medina 2018 University of Massachusetts Boston

Surveying Identities In Context: Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation ‘At Work’, Justine A. Bulgar-Medina

Graduate Doctoral Dissertations

Researchers, practitioners and common practice have imputed a great deal of power onto categories of social identity (e.g. race, sexual orientation, gender, religion). It common practice to collect demographic and identifying information on the categories to which we belong in settings ranging from the Census to the online shopping profile. Moreover, we have come to expect that this information will be used to make meaningful decisions on government program funding, targeted marketing, college recruitment and so much more. We also know that minority identities have a long history of negatively impacting individuals in employment, housing and other realms of ...


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