Doing Gender, Doing Class

  title={Doing Gender, Doing Class},
  author={Mary Nell Trautner},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={771 - 788}
  • M. Trautner
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
Organizations are not only gendered; they are also classed—that is, they articulate ideas and presentations of gender that are mediated by class position. This article pursues the idea of organizations as gendered and classed by means of a comparative ethnographic analysis of the performance of sexuality in four exotic dance clubs in the Southwestern United States. Strip clubs construct sexuality to be consistent with client class norms and assumptions and with how the clubs and dancers think… 
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