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Part I. Theoretical and Epistemological Context.- Chapter 1. Introduction: New Developments in Gender Research: Multidimensional Frameworks, Intersectionality, and Thinking Beyond the Binary; William J. Scarborough.- Chapter 2. Gender as a Social Structure; Barbara J. Risman.- Chapter 3. Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Methodology, and the Study of Gender; Joey Sprague.- Chapter 4. Gender Theory As Southern Theory; Pallavi Banerjee and Raewyn Connell.- Chapter 5. Intersectionality and Gender Theory; Zandria F. Robinson.- Part II. The Individual Level of Analysis in the Gender Structure.- Chapter 6. Becoming Gendered; Heidi M. Gansen and Karin A. Martin.- Chapter 7. Gendered Embodiment; Katherine Mason.- Chapter 8. Does Biology Limit Equality?; Shannon N. Davis and Alysia Blake.- Chapter 9. Gender Identities; Natalie N. Castañeda and Carla A. Pfeffer.- Chapter 10. Mental Health: An Intersectional Approach; Verna M. Keith and Diane R. Brown.- Chapter 11. Multiple Masculinities; James W. Messerschmidt.- Part III. The Interactional Level of Analysis.- Chapter 12. Framing Gender; Susan R. Fisk and Cecilia L. Ridgeway.- Chapter 13. Interactional Accountability; Jocelyn A. Hollander.- Chapter 14. Racializing Gendered Interactions; Koji Chavez and Adia Harvey Wingfield.- Chapter 15. Gendered Interactions in School; Kristen Myers.- Part IV. The Macro Level of Analysis.- Chapter 16. Gendered Ideologies; Anna Chatillon, Maria Charles and Karen Bradley.- Chapter 17. Gender and Welfare States; Marie Laperrière and Ann Shola Orloff.- Chapter 18. Gender and Education; Anne McDaniel and Erica Phillips.- Chapter 19. Gender Inequality and Workplace Organizations: Understanding Reproduction and Change; Alexandra Kalev and Gal Deutsch.- Part V. Sexualities and the Body.- Chapter 20. Surgically Shaping Sex: A Gender Structure Analysis of the Violation of Intersex People's Human Rights; Georgiann Davis and Maddie Jo Evans.- Chapter 21. The Sexuality of Gender; Virginia E. Rutter and Braxton Jones.- Chapter 22. Gender and Sexuality in High School; C.J. Pascoe and Andrea P. Herrera.- Chapter 23. Gender and Hooking Up; Arielle Kuperberg and Rachel Allison.- Chapter 24. Gender and Sexuality in Aging; Pepper Schwartz and Nicholas Velotta.- Part VI. Families and Intimate Relationships.- Chapter 25. Gender Inequality in Families; Michele Adams.- Chapter 26. Gender (Non)Conformity in Families; Katie L. Acosta and Veronica B. Salcedo.- Chapter 27. The Gendered Division of Household Labor; Oriel Sullivan.- Chapter 28. Parenting and Gender; Emily W. Kane.- Chapter 29. Gender, Families, and Social Policy; Jennifer Randles.- Chapter 30. Gender and Emotion Management; Carissa Froyum.- Part VII. Gendered Contexts in Social Institutions.- Chapter 31. Contemporary Approaches to Gender and Religion; Jennifer McMorris and Jennifer Glass.- Chapter 32. Gender, Race, and Crime: The Evolution of a Feminist Research Agenda; Kenly Brown and Nikki Jones.- Chapter 33. Sociology of Gender and Sport; Cheryl Cooky.- Chapter 34. Caring as Work: Research and Theory; Amy Armenia.- Chapter 35. Scientific and Medical Careers: Gender and Diversity; Laura E. Hirshfield and Emilie Glass.- Chapter 36. Women on the Move: Stalled Gender Revolution in Global Migration; Carolyn Choi, Maria Cecilia Hwang and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas.- Part VIII. Feminists Changing the Gender Structure.- Chapter 37. Combating Gender Bias in Modern Workplaces. Alison T. Wynn and Shelley J. Correll.- Chapter 38. Gender and Human Rights; Bandana Purkayastha.- Chapter 39. Gender in Movements; Jo Reger.- Chapter 40. Feminists Reshaping Gender; Alison Dahl Crossley and Laura K. Nelson.
About the Author: Barbara J. Risman is currently a College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During 2018, she is a Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study in Durham University, U.K. She was previously Alumni Distinguished Research Professor at North Carolina State University. Professor Risman is mostly recently the author of Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure (Oxford University Press, 2018) and with Virginia Rutter, Families As They Really Are (Norton, 2010, 2015). Professor Risman has served the profession in a variety of roles, as President of the Southern Sociological Society, Vice-President of the American Sociological Association, President of the Board of Directors for the Council on Contemporary Families, and President of Sociologists for Women in Society. In 2005, Dr. Risman received the Katherine Jocher Belle Boone Award from the Southern Sociological Society for lifetime contributions to the study of gender. In 2011, Dr. Risman received the American Sociological Association's Award for the Public Understanding of Sociology. She has also received mentoring awards from Sociologists for Women in Society and from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Carissa Froyum is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Northern Iowa. She is co-editor of Inside Social Life (Oxford) and Creating and Contesting Inequalities (Oxford) and former deputy editor of The Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. Her work on how identities and emotions reproduce inequality appears in Qualitative Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, and is forthcoming in Symbolic Interaction.
William J. Scarborough is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research focuses on the economic and cultural determinants of gender wage gaps across labor markets in the U.S. He has published multiple journal articles and book chapters on issues related to gender and race inequality.