Category WS

Tope, D. et al. 2014. “Othering Obama: Racial Attitudes and Dubious Beliefs about the Nation’s First Black President.”

Tope, Daniel, Justin T. Pickett, Ryon J. Cobb, and Jonathan Dirlam. 2014. “Othering Obama: Racial Attitudes and Dubious Beliefs about the Nation’s First Black President.” Sociological Perspectives VOL(X): 1-20.   Measuring white racial attitudes and likelihood of othering B. Obama as Muslim/non-citizen. Symbolic racial resentment, traditional racial attitudes à Othering.  Demonstrates role of both symbolic […]

DeKeseredy, W.S. and M.D. Schwartz. 2013. Male Peer Support and Violence against Women.

DeKeseredy, Walter S. and Martin D. Schwartz. 2013. Male Peer Support and Violence against Women: The History and Verification of a Theory. Boston: Northeastern University Press. Introduction Term of “male peer support” developed by Dekeseredy (1988a) to describe “the attachments to male peers and the resources that these men provide that encourage and legitimate woman […]

Miller-Spillman, K. 2015. “Civil War Re-enactors’ Dress as a Symbol of Political Beliefs.”

Miller-Spillman, Kimberly. 2015. “Civil War Re-enactors’ Dress as Symbol of Political Beliefs.” Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion 2(2+3): 163-182.   Online qualitative and quantitative survey from 200+ CWRE on their political beliefs, willingness to “galvanize” – switch sides and thus, costumes.   Most CWRE are college-educated, politically-conservative white males. Commemorative events help to construct national […]

Kimmel, M. 2008. Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men.

Kimmel, Michael. 2008. Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. New York: Harper Collins. Welcome to Guyland –          Hints at college age being a critical time that boys/men look forward to/look back on/try to stay involved with despite “aging out” – positing men not in the positions for future leaders of the public sphere (moving […]

Koskela, Hille. 1999. Fear, Control and Space: Geographies of Gender, Fear of Violence, and Video Surveillance.

Koskela, Hille. 1999. Fear, Control, and Space: Geographies of Gender, Fear of Violence, and Video Surveillance. Helsinki: University of Helsinki Press. Women’s fear of violence is socially produced, not natural – these are spatialized – a process itself that is social. Women’s feelings of fear and discontent help to shape and define these spaces, in […]

Cuklanz, L.M. 2000. Rape on Prime Time.

Cuklanz, Lisa M. 2000. Rape on Prime Time: Television, Masculinity, and Sexual Violence. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Prime time television has a tendency not to take on too terribly sensitive materials, instead favoring issues that have had some time to “settle,” or offering subtle references to these; not necessarily viewed as a particularly aggressive […]

Butler, Jess. 2013. For White Girls Only? Postfeminism and the Politics of Inclusion.

Butler, Jess. 2013. “For White Girls Only? Postfeminism and the Politics of Inclusion.” Feminist Formations 25(1): 35-58. Postfeminism as descriptive of attitudes and behaviors of young women since 1980s – PF as privileging white middle class heterosexual subjects; requires more intersectional approach – investigates as how PF discourses reproduces inequalities of race, gender, and sexuality. […]