Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America

Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America


  • Author : Kristin Haltinner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-28
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319303642


Teaching Gender and Sex in Contemporary America Book Description :

This book provides innovative pedagogy, theory, and strategies for college and university professors who seek effective methods and materials for teaching about gender and sex to today’s students. It provides thoughtful reflections on the new struggles and opportunities instructors face in teaching gender and sex during what has been called the “post-feminist era.” Building off its predecessor: Teaching Race and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America, this book offers complementary classroom exercises for teachers, that foster active and collaborative learning. Through reflecting on the gendered dimensions of the current political, economic, and cultural climate, as well as presenting novel lesson plans and classroom activities, Teaching Gender an...

Teaching Race and Anti Racism in Contemporary America

Teaching Race and Anti Racism in Contemporary America


  • Author : Kristin Haltinner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-16
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9789400771017


Teaching Race and Anti Racism in Contemporary America Book Description :

This book presents thoughtful reflections and in-depth, critical analyses of the new challenges and opportunities instructors face in teaching race during what has been called the “post-racial era”. It examines the racial dimensions of the current political, economic, and cultural climate. The book features renowned scholars and experienced teachers from a range of disciplines and offers successful strategies for teaching important concepts through case studies and active learning exercises. It provides innovative strategies, novel lesson plans and classroom activities for college and university professors who seek effective methods and materials for teaching about race and racism to today’s students. A valuable handbook for educators, this boo...

Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom
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Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom


  • Author : Michael Murphy
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release Date : 2013-04-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475801811


Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom Book Description :

Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom is the first interdisciplinary collection of activities devoted entirely to teaching about gender and sexuality. It offers both new and seasoned instructors a range of exciting exercises that can be immediately adapted for their own classes, at various levels, and across a range of disciplines. Activities are self-contained, classroom-tested, and edited for ease of use and potential to remain current....

Sex Scandals  Gender  and Power in Contemporary American Politics

Sex Scandals Gender and Power in Contemporary American Politics


  • Author : Hinda Mandell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Political Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781440843280


Sex Scandals Gender and Power in Contemporary American Politics Book Description :

The increasing tabloidization of politics and focus on politicians involved in sex scandals is both problematic and important. This book examines how gender impacts political sex scandals in the United States, in the past and today; explains how political sex scandals contribute to the mistrust of government; and identifies why these titillating events do have serious consequences for our political system. • Explains how sex scandals regarding political figures significantly impact people's opinions of politicians and government as well as how sex scandals harm the U.S. political process • Demonstrates how political sex scandals are a representation of society's broader gender dynamics, conveying subtle messages about power and morality • Offer...

Human Sexuality  Diversity in Contemporary America

Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America


  • Author : Bryan Strong
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000061517080


Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America Book Description :

Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America is a pioneering text in many ways. The first text to achieve a full integration of cutting-edge research with a contemporary "sex-positive" approach, it also strives to represent the modern, diverse world that students encounter outside the classroom. Both within the text itself and throughout the exemplary art and photo program, the focus is on inclusion. Written by a leading sexuality researcher and experienced teachers of the human sexuality course, Human Sexuality has been lauded by students and instructors alike for providing the most integrated and non-judgmental view of sexual orientation available. This modern theme, along with the thorough coverage of sexuality and the media, engaging writin...

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture


  • Author : Thomas Keith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-01-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317595342


Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture Book Description :

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a multidisciplinary, intersectional overview of masculinity studies that includes both theoretical and applied lenses. Keith combines current research with historical perspectives to demonstrate the contexts in which masculine identities have come evolved. With an emphasis on popular culture -- particularly film, TV, video games, and music -- this text invites students to examine their gendered sensibilities and discuss the ways in which different forms of media appeal to toxic masculinity....

Human Sexuality  Diversity in Contemporary America

Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America


  • Author : William Yarber
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release Date : 2009-11-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0073370886


Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America Book Description :

Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America presents a forward thinking, open approach to Human Sexuality for today's student. The new lead authors, Bill Yarber and Barbara Sayad, continue to bring their research experience to the book while maintaining the engaging writing style that original author Bryan Strong brought to this best-selling text for years. The first text to achieve a full integration of cutting-edge research with a contemporary "sex-positive" approach, it also strives to represent the modern, diverse world that students encounter outside the classroom. Both within the text itself and throughout the exemplary art and photo program, the focus is on inclusion. Human Sexuality has been lauded by students and instructors alike for...

The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law

The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law


  • Author : Andrew Koppelman
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0226451038


The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law Book Description :

The gay rights question is whether the second-class legal status of gay people should be changed. In this book Andrew Koppelman shows the powerful legal and moral case for gay equality, but argues that courts cannot and should not impose it. The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law offers an unusually nuanced analysis of the most pressing gay rights issues. Does antigay discrimination violate the Constitution? Is there any sound moral objection to homosexual conduct? Are such objections the moral and constitutional equivalent of racism? Must state laws recognizing same-sex unions be given effect in other states? Should courts take account of popular resistance to gay equality? Koppelman sheds new light on all these questions. Sure to upse...

Studies in Human Sexuality
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Studies in Human Sexuality


  • Author : Suzanne G. Frayser
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1563081318


Studies in Human Sexuality Book Description :

The best and/or most informative nonfiction books in the English language on the subject of human sexuality are described in this comprehensive bibliography for professionals, scholars, students, and laypeople. The 1,091 informative abstracts, including nearly 500 titles new to this edition, range in length from 100 to 600 words and have been written from an impartial viewpoint to facilitate the reader's choice of materials, regardless of political or moral stance. Virtually all current, pressing sexual issues are represented-abortion, AIDS, child sex abuse, incest, rape, sexual harassment, homosexuality, pornography, prostitution, and so forth. Annotations on selected books have been arranged according to a revised version of the unique classificati...

Women on the Edge

Women on the Edge


  • Author : Corinne H. Dale
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0815332475


Women on the Edge Book Description :

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....