Spring 2013

Volume 12, Issue 2

In this issue: gender vertigo, disaster porn, the paradox of gun control, and whether or not the Arab Spring has become an Arab Winter. Also, abortion politics in Turkey, men in SlutWalk, and an interview with Katha Pollitt.

Features

Transnational Gender Vertigo

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For these Vietnamese sex workers, finding American husbands was supposed to lead to an easier life, but it didn’t quite work out that way.

Disaster Porn!

The virtues and vices of an emerging media genre, and the problem of televising distant suffering.

Breaking Barriers to Climate Justice

Global activists gain ground in the climate change debate.

Walking Like A Man

Men’s participation in SlutWalk, a feminist movement against sexual violence.

Reproducing the Nation

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Good citizens make babies and other myths of Turkish family values.

Departments

From the Editors

Clear Thinking in a Topsy-Turvy World

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In Brief

Debating Trafficking

Apps for Autism

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Better Helmets, Worse Injuries

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Dangerous Shame

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War: Unhealthy for Children

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Freeway Fliers

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Making Food Slower

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Q&A

The Poetry of Politics

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Jargon

Immigration Reform

Viewpoints

Arab Winter

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Mediations

Reality Queens

On the Wings of a Fantasy

In Pictures

Juvenile in Justice

Trends

Aging Trends in Homeless Populations

The Gun Control Paradox

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Books

Marx on Finance

Living “Single”

Pedagogies

Learning from Women’s Studies

Unplugged

A Populist Sociology

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