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A Note on Masculinities in Context—Bodybuilders and the Significance of Setting

In my Sociology of Gender course this week, we discussed what it means to talk about gender as subject to variation and why this matters.  I typically go over four kinds of variation to which gender is subject and talk with students about how this helps us begin to understand what it means to talk about gender as “socially constructed.” If it weren’t, then why or how would it be subject to such wild variation?  1,101 more words

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Lesley Hazleton: The doubt essential to faith

Lesley Hazleton: The doubt essential to faith

When Lesley Hazleton was writing a biography of Muhammad, she was struck by something: The night he received the revelation of the Koran, according to early accounts, his first reaction was doubt, awe, even fear. 241 more words


Retail property sector boosted by grocery store development

Britain’s high streets may be having a tough time but one sector of the retail market is enjoying a surge in development activity, according to a new report by property consultants… 567 more words


John Lennon's 1971 'Imagine' Completion Party Remembered

John Lennon may have been the host with the most if this raw video footage tells the tale correctly.

After wrapping up sessions for his seminal ‘Imagine’ album in… 179 more words


Election Reflections

Last Tuesday night, Alan Klein’s concession of the District 4 council race came via phone call to Mary Kay Sigaty, where she awaited results at the combined Sigaty/Ulman campaign headquarters.   392 more words


A Double Negative

2010 represents something huge for Columbia: the second coming of the original planned community that was so ground-breaking in its day, it’s still awe-inspiring to consider how James Rouse pulled it off back in the 60s. 568 more words

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