1Holland’s reading lists

aYouth Values And Transitions: Longitudinal Insights

Gordon, T., Holland, J., Lahelma, E. and Thomson, R. (2005) ‘Imagining gendered adulthood: Anxiety, ambivalence, avoidance and anticipation’ European Journal of Women’s Studies, 12 (1): 83-103

Thomson, R., Bell, R., Henderson, S., Holland, S., McGrellis, S. and Sharpe, S. (2002) ‘Critical moments: Choice, chance and opportunity in young people’s narratives of transition to adulthood, Sociology 6 (2), pp 335-354

Thomson, R., Holland, J. McGrellis, S., Bell, R., Henderson, S. and Sharpe, S. (2004) ‘Inventing Adulthoods: a Biographical approach to understanding youth citizenship,’ The Sociological Review, 52 (2): 218-239

Background reading:

Rachel Thomson and Janet Holland (2004) Youth Values and Transitions to Adulthood: An empirical investigation, Working Paper No. 4, Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group, London



        bYoung people, identity, relationships and sexuality in turbulent

          times

Holland, J., Ramazanoglu, C., and Thomson, R. (1996) ‘In the same boat? The gendered (in)experience of first heterosex’ in Richardson, D. (ed.) Theorising heterosexuality: Telling it straight, Buckingham: Open University Press(1996)

Holland, J. Ramazanoglu, C., Sharpe, S. and Thomson, R. (1992) ‘Pressure, resistance, empowerment: Young women and the negotiation of safer sex’ in Aggleton, P, Davies, P., Hart, G. (eds) AIDS: Rights, risk and reason, Lewes: Falmer Press. 

Holland, J., Ramazanoglu, C., Sharpe, S. and Thomson, R. (1996) ‘Pressured pleasure: Young women and the negotiation of sexual boundaries’, reprinted in Jackson, S., and Scott, S. (eds) Feminism and sexuality: A reader, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Background reading:

Janet Holland, Caroline Ramazanoglu, Sue Sharpe and Rachel Thomson (2004) The Male in the head: Young people, heterosexuality and power, [Second Edition] London: the Tufnell Press



2Connell’s reading lists

    aMen and masculinities

RW Connell "Studying men and masculinity", RESOURCES FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH(Canada), 2002, vol. 29 no. 1-2, 43-56.

Futoshi Taga, "East Asian Masculinities", in M. Kimmel, J. Hearn and RW Connell, ed., HANDBOOK OF STUDIES ON MEN AND MASCULINITIES, Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications, 2005, 129-140.

Background reading:

RW Connell, MASCULINITIES, Chinese or English editions.


bGlobalization and gender equality

Manisha Desai, "Transnational solidarity", in Nancy A. Naples & Manisha Desai, ed., WOMEN'S ACTIVISM AND GLOBALIZATION, New York, Routledge, 2002, 15-33.

RW Connell, "Change among the gatekeepers", SIGNS, 2005, vol. 30 no. 3, 1801-1825.

Background reading:

Ingeborg Breines, Dorota Gierycz and Betty Reardon, ed., TOWARDS A WOMEN'S AGENDA FOR A CULTURE OF PEACE, Paris, UNESCO Publishing, 1999.
    RW Connell, GENDER, Chinese or English editions, chapter 6, "Gender on the large scale"


3Folbre’s reading lists

aThe Political Economy of Care

Nancy Folbre, The Invisible Heart. Economics and Family Values (New York: New Press, 2001)

Paula England and Nancy Folbre, “Contracting for Care,” in Feminist Economics Today: Beyond Economic Man, edited by Marianne Ferber and Julie Nelson


bFeminism and Family Policy

    Folbre, Nancy, (forthcoming), The introduction and Chapter 1.

    Our Children, Ourselves: Economics and Family Policy.

      Goward, P. et. al. 2005. Striking the Balance: Women, Men, Work and Family.

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