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The Metrosexual Man and The Strong, Black Father: Investigating the Role Masculinity Plays in Defining Social Relations between Black and White Men
I conducted a quantitative content analysis of men in the advertisements of two different lifestyle magazines, Esquire and Ebony, from 2006 to 2013, in order to explore how masculinity is a socially constructed concept, ...
A sociopragmatic study of gender and verbal politeness in United States Spanish
Due to contact with English, United States Spanish is undergoing a process of simplification which reduces the amount of verb forms that speakers regularly use. While some verb forms remain relatively stable, those which ...
Selling Mexico: Race, Gender, and American Influence in Cancún, 1970-2000
Selling Mexico highlights the importance of Cancún, Mexico’s top international tourism resort, in modern Mexican history. It promotes a deeper understanding of Mexico’s social, economic, and cultural history in the late ...
Conversion and Gender Among Diasporic Punjabi Women In Singapore and Texas
“Conversion” derives from the Latin verb converto—to turn back or around, to change, to translate, to turn in a particular direction, to direct, to devote” (Faubion 2001, pg 23) Why are some Hindu and Sikh women converting ...