This collection of original essays will unravel the current heterosexual scene in two parts: one on rights and privileges, the other on popular culture. Topics covered include weddings, proms, citizenship, marriage penalties, cartoons, mermaids and myth.
About the Author:
Chrys Ingraham is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Women's Studies at Russell Sage College. She is author of White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality inPopular Culture, and co-editor (with Rosemary Hennessy) of Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Race, Difference and Women's Lives, both published by Routledge).