Category: Books

“Revisiting The Stranger Next Door: Reflections on Sexual Politics and Human Dignity in the New Millennium”—Arlene Stein

[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Room 110
UO campus
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]

Lamia Karim’s New Book about Microfinance on Huffington Post’s “Most Anticipated” List

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim’s upcoming book has made it to the Huffington Post’s Most Anticipated List of Books for 2011.
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh is due out from University of Minnesota Press the end of March.
Lamia Karim is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.
Publisher’s Synopsis
The first […]

Tokyo in Transit—Alisa Freedman

Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road
by Alisa Freedman
(Stanford University Press, 2010)
Alisa Freedman is an assistant professor of Japanese Literature and Film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon. A faculty affiliate with the Center for the Study of Women in Society, she also offers […]

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives—Jane Marcellus

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women
by Jane Marcellus
(Hampton Press, October 2010)
Jane Marcellus is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a graduate of the University of Oregon. She was awarded a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant in 2002 for research on “Women, Work and Femininity: Representation of Female […]

Book Release: Daniel HoSang

[ December 2, 2010; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
University of Oregon campus

Book release event for Daniel HoSang’s new work, Racial Propositions. Refreshments will be served.

Daniel HoSang is assistant professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. HoSang received faculty grant support from CSWS in 2009 for his research project “Reproductive […]

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction—Debra Merskin

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction
Merskin, D. (2010), New York: Peter Lang.
ISBN 978-1-4331-1140-2 pb.
US-$ 49.95
Order online: www.peterlang.com
Debra L. Merskin is associate professor of Communication Studies in the School of Journalism & Communication at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s book synopsis:
This book is an examination of how American mass media, […]