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Arresting Dress
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Clare Sears
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-08 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In 1863, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors passed a law that criminalized appearing in public in “a dress not belonging to his or her sex.” Adopted as part of a broader anti-indecency campaign, the cross-dressing law became a flexible tool for policing multiple gender transgressions, facilitating over one hundred arrests
Invisible No More
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Andrea J. Ritchie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Beacon Press

“A passionate, incisive critique of the many ways in which women and girls of color are systematically erased or marginalized in discussions of police violence.” —Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color
Doing Research in Fashion and Dress
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Yuniya Kawamura
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Whether you're investigating fashion as a material object, an abstract idea, a social phenomenon, or a commercial system, qualitative techniques can further your understanding of almost any research topic. Doing Research in Fashion and Dress begins by guiding you through a brief history of fashion studies, and the debates surrounding
Identities and Place
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Katherine Crawford-Lackey, Megan E. Springate
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

With a focus on historic sites, this volume explores the recent history of non- heteronormative Americans from the early twentieth century onward and the places associated with these communities. Authors explore how queer identities are connected with specific places: places where people gather, socialize, protest, mourn, and celebrate. The focus
The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor, Lisa G. Materson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

From the first European encounters with Native American women to today's crisis of sexual assault, The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History boldly interprets the diverse history of women and how ideas about gender shaped their access to political and cultural power in North America. Over twenty-nine chapters,