DescriptionThirteen newly published articles on case studies performed by sociologists demonstrating the everyday interactions that reinforce dominance and resistance in modern society.
Foreword (Mary Romero).
Introduction: Differences and Inequalities (Jodi O’Brien).
PART I. EVERYDAY INTERACTION.
Doing Studs: The Performance of Gender and Sexuality on Late-Night Television (Jocelyn A. Hollander).
"I Need a Screw": Workplace Sexualization as an Interactional Achievement (Linda Van Leuven).
Acknowledgment Rituals: The Greeting Phenomenon Between Strangers (Carl Edward Pate).
"Are You Male or Female?" Gender Performances on Muds (Lori Kendall).
PART II. MANAGING SELF/SOCIETY CONFLICTS.
Frederick the Great or Frederick’s of Hollywood? The Accomplishment of Gender Among Women In the Military (Melissa S. Herbert).
Sisyphus In a Wheelchair: Men with Physical Disabilities Confront Gender Domination (Thomas J. Gerschick).
Class Dismissed? Quad City Women Doing The Life (Martha L. Shockey).
Managing Everyday Racisms: The Anti-Racist Practices of White Mothers of African-Descent Children in Britain (France Winddance Twine).
Frontlines and Borders: Identity Thresholds for Latinas and Arab American Women (Laura M. Lopez and Frances S. Hasso).
PART III. INSTITUTIONAL DYNAMICS.
The Image That Dane Not Speak Its Name: Homoerotics in New Deal Photography (Shelley Kowalski).
Reproducing Racial and Class Inequality: Multiculturalism in the Arts (Jennifer L. Eichstedt).
The Politics of Race and Sport: Resistance and Domination in the 1968 African American Olympic Protest Movement (Douglas Hartmann).
Belongings: Citizenship, Sexuality, and the Market (Anthony J. Freitas).
Afterthoughts (Judith A. Howard).
* Inclusive of studies on gender, race, class, sexuality and disabilities.
* Exciting new work by up and coming scholars, foreword by Mary Romero.