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COMING OUT AND CROSSING OVER
Drawing on data from interviews with 65 masculine-to-feminine transgenderists, the authors examine the coming-out experiences of transgendered individuals. Drawing on the literature that shows gender… Expand
Identities and Identity Transformations Among Persons with HIV Disease
Drawing on a pendulum model of identity transformation (i.e. viewing identity as a fluid, dual-directional construct), the processes by which a mostly gay sample of persons with HIV disease develop… Expand
This article draws on Foucault's concept of the exercise of power and Gramsci's concept of hegemony to examine how women used cosmetic surgery to exercise power over their bodies and lives. The… Expand
Stigmatization of persons with HIV disease: Perceptions, management, and consequences of AIDS
Drawing on a dramaturgical perspective, this article examines the methods by which persons living with HIV disease experience social labeling and disapproval as a result of their medical condition.… Expand
Optimization of Ladle Preheating and Steel Stirring Practices to Improve Ladle Refractory Performance
The increase in barrel refractory brick erosion that occurred at the Nucor Crawfordsville meltshop was mitigated by implementing a combination of operational practices and ladle preheating practices.