Category Countdown to Quals

Vance, C.S. (ed.) 1984. Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality.

Vance, Carole S. (ed). 1984. Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Vance, Carole S. 1984. “Pleasure and Danger: Toward a Politics of Sexuality.” In Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality, edited by Carole S. Vance. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Pp. 1-28. “The tension between sexual danger and sexual pleasure […]

Powell, A. and N. Henry. 2014. Framing Sexual Violence Prevention: What Does It Mean to Challenge a Rape Culture?

Powell, Anastasia and Nicola Henry. 2014. “Framing Sexual Violence Prevention: What Does It Mean to Challenge a Rape Culture?” In Preventing Sexual Violence: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Overcoming a Rape Culture, edited by Nicola Henry and Anastasia Powell. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 1-21. WHO (World Health Organization) 2013 – 35% of women worldwide reported experiencing […]

Schippers, M. 2002. Rockin’ Out of the Box: Gender Maneuvering In Alternative Hard Rock.

Schippers, Mimi. 2002. Rockin’ Out of the Box: Gender Maneuvering in Alternative Hard Rock. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Preface – FINALLY describes the main difference between West and Zimmerman and Butler’s ideas of gender performativity! West and Zimmerman focus on the individual interactive requirement to “do” gender and thus, produce inequality and domination; […]

Glaser, B.G. and A.L. Strauss. 1967. The Discovery of Grounded Theory.

Glaser, Barney G. and Anselm L. Strauss. 1967. The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research. Chicago: Aldine. Chapter 1 Looks at how theory can be generated by empirical data, instead of data pursued by theory. Grounded theory based in comparative analysis. Sociology aims to advance theory, predict and explain behavior, be applicable to […]

Clifford, J. 1986. Introduction: Partial Truths.

Clifford, James. 1986. “Introduction: Partial Truths.” In Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Pp. 1-26. “Ethnography is actively situated between powerful systems of meaning. It poses its question at the boundaries of civilizations, cultures, classes, races, and genders. Ethnography […]

Pratt, M.L. 1986. Fieldwork in Common Places.

Pratt, Mary Louise. 1986. “Fieldwork in Common Places.” In Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Pp. 27-50. Ethnography (and critiques of it) are often treated in terms of contamination – where external forces contaminate the “purity” of the culture […]

Tyler, S.A. 1986. Post-Modern Ethnography

Tyler, Stephen A. 1986. “Post-Modern Ethnography: From Document of the Occult to Occult Document.” In Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Pp. 122-140. Demands of science created imperfect representations, limited by language. This, in turn, changed language, but also […]