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Domesticity and Beyond: Gender, Family, and Consumption in Modern Europe  

Enrica Asquer

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the relationship between gender history and the history of the family, especially in the field of consumer studies, and examines works that consider the rise of a ... More

Fertility Control: Eugenics, Neo-Malthusianism, and Feminism  

Susanne Klausen and Alison Bashford

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012
This article analyzes the preoccupation of eugenics with fertility control—a broad term denoting all methods by which humans seek to induce, prevent, or terminate pregnancy. It also ... More

Gender  

Julie Hardwick

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
The historiography of gender in the Ancien Régime has explored two sets of interrelated issues. One is the question of the changing nature of men's and women's experiences and the ways in ... More

Gender and Nationhood in Modern Scottish Historiography  

Catriona M. M. Macdonald

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Jan 2012
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Nov 2012
Women's history, as conceived since the 1970s, was not the first and has not been the sole avenue through which gender concerns have intruded upon comfortable historical conventions, nor ... More

Gender and Poverty  

Janet C. Gornick and Natascia Boeri

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May 2016
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Apr 2017
This article examines the link between gender and poverty. It begins with a discussion of selected theoretical perspectives that have informed the study of poverty, with emphasis on ... More

Gender and Sexuality in Latin America  

Donna J. Guy

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Dec 2010
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Sep 2012
This article discusses gender and sexuality during the national period and the shift from women's history to the study of the social construction of both femininity and masculinity and of ... More

Gender and Sexuality: A Global Tour and Compass  

Alexandra Minna Stern

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012
This article considers the adjacent analytics of gender and sexuality and explores the emergence, consolidation, and persistence of eugenics over the twentieth century with keen attention ... More

Gender and Women's Rights in the Cold War  

Helen Laville

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter, which examines the issues of gender and women's rights during the Cold War, discusses how the United States and the Soviet Union used the status of women as a measure of ... More

Gender, Sexuality, and Family History: Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net  

Brenda Child

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
In 1939, an Ojibwe woman named Naynaabeak was involved in a conflict that shows some of the complexities that American Indians experienced throughout the history of settler colonialism in ... More

Gendering Food  

Carole Counihan

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
One of the central questions in feminism is whether gender matters. In the case of food activism, gender is also a controversial issue. In particular, one may ask how foodways—the beliefs ... More

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