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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