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Visible But Out of Place: Black Women and Gender in Assessments of African American Inequality
In my dissertation, I analyze the ways that leaders of African American social justice organizations use gendered collective action frames in their efforts to interpret and present solutions for social problems that affect ...
Gender and the Organization of Women's Professional Soccer
Women’s participation in sport at all levels has risen dramatically in the past four decades. This is particularly true for soccer, which has become the top participation sport for girls in the U.S. In the 1990’s the U.S. ...
The Emergence and Persistence of Gender Ambivalence: A Latent Class Analysis from 1977 - 2014
The gender revolution aims to achieve gender equality in both the public and private spheres. Yet, empirical studies show that, despite enjoying progress in both spheres, women’s advancements tend to be concentrated in the ...
Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Kinship in Taiwan: Generational Changes and Continuities
In this dissertation, I analyze gender and generational variation in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender family of origin relationships in Taiwan. My analysis is rooted in 16 months of ethnographic fieldwork and 80 ...
Traumatizing Politics: Legibility and Survivorhood after Domestic Violence
This research asks: how and why has domestic violence been medicalized, and what are the effects of this shift on feminist politics and on victims themselves? This dissertation explores this question through 18 months of ...