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Sample Size Policy for Qualitative Studies Using In-Depth Interviews
In recent years, there has been an increase in submissions to theJournal that draw on qualitative research methods. This increaseis welcome and indicates not only the interdisciplinarityembraced by
“Bad Girls Rule”: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Commentary on the Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls
A critical interdisciplinary analysis of this influential APA report on the Sexualization of Girls is offered, expanding on and challenging several of its main claims.
Rethinking gender, heterosexual men, and women's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.
This work reviews the etiology and successes of the women's vulnerability paradigm, and calls for an expanded model that acknowledges biology, gender inequality, and gendered power relations but also directly examines social structure, gender, and HIV risk for heterosexual women and men.
Body Panic: Gender, Health, and the Selling of Fitness
Acknowledgments 1 The Nature of Body Panic Culture 2 What Kinds of Subjects and Objects? Gender, Consumer Culture, and Convergence 3 Size Matters: Male Body Panic and the Third Wave "Crisis of
“Holding Back”: Negotiating a Glass Ceiling on Women's Muscular Strength
Researchers have highlighted how numerous women in male-dominated occupations face a glass ceiling. Using ethnography and interview work, I argue that this ceiling is also useful to understanding
Going beyond "ABC" to include "GEM": critical reflections on progress in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
This work critically assess the limitations of ABC strategies and provides 3 additional prevention strategies that focus on gender relations, economics, and migration (GEM) and can speak to the new face of the epidemic.
Actual versus desired initiation patterns among a sample of college men: Tapping disjunctures within traditional male sexual scripts
Results show that although most men currently practice male‐dominated patterns of sexual initiation, many men desire egalitarian patterns of initiation, and an examination of disjunctures between current and desired practices might be useful to HIV researchers interested in intervening across multiple levels of the sexual script.
Gender-Transformative Interventions to Reduce HIV Risks and Violence with Heterosexually-Active Men: A Review of the Global Evidence
The evidence suggests that gender-transformative interventions can increase protective sexual behaviors, prevent partner violence, modify inequitable attitudes, and reduce STI/HIV, though further trials are warranted, particularly in establishing STI-HIV impacts.