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Activist honeymoon

Kelly Cogswell.

in Eating Fire

March 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 18306 words.

The story begins in 1992, when I’ve just moved to an East Village known for queer art and queer activism. An ex-Southern Baptist more interested in poetry than politics, I’ve only recently...

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Actualizing the “Democratic Family”? Swedish Policy Rhetoric versus Family Practices

Jenny Ahlberg, Christine Roman and Simon Duncan.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 7842 words.

In this article, we examine empirically a key element of individualization theory—the democratic family. We do so using the “acid test” of family policy, and family practice, in Sweden....

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Adolescence

Melissa R. Herman.

in Sociology

P ublished online April 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 13786 words.

The sociology of adolescence focuses on biological, social, economic, and psychological development of youth during the period between childhood and adulthood. In this period, typical youth...

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Adoption: Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parents

Abbie E. Goldberg and April Moyer.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Gender and Sexuality. 9363 words.

Adoption by lesbian and gay parents is becomingly increasingly common. This entry presents an overview of the limited research that has focused on lesbian and gay adoptive parents....

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Adventure

Alice Fahs.

in Out on Assignment

November 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 13058 words.

This chapter describes a headline running across an entire two-page spread of the New York Sunday World on March 8, 1896, which read “Daring Deeds by the Sunday World's Intrepid Woman...

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advocacy

Gabriele Griffin.

in A Dictionary of Gender Studies

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 124 words.

A term used in legal and political discourses to describe the promotion and support of particular causes, individuals, or groups

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Aestheticizing Masculinity in Honglou meng

Louise Edwards.

in Changing Chinese Masculinities

October 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 11192 words.

This chapter argues that in the eighteenth century, during the height of the Qing dynasty, male bodies were a legitimate human form upon which to display beautiful clothing and accessories....

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affect

Gabriele Griffin.

in A Dictionary of Gender Studies

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 108 words.

A term that entered the feminist lexicon in the 2000s to refer to feelings, emotions, and emotional reactions as part

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affirmative action

Gabriele Griffin.

in A Dictionary of Gender Studies

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 77 words.

Practised predominantly in the US, affirmative action refers to policies and practices designed to improve the educational and employment opportunities

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Affirming, Transforming, or Neglecting Gender? Conceptualizing Gender in the Pension Reform Process1

Patrik Marier.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 10393 words.

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This article analyzes the gender visions adopted by policy actors in pension reform debates. Based on the work of Fraser ( Fraser, N. 1994. “After...

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