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My anger may be somewhat inexplicable to colleagues who, despite the best intentions, have difficulty understanding at a gut level the injuries inflicted through large and small acts of arrogance by white men as they go about their business. Evelyn Nakano Glenn Homophobia has a hidden nature because it is a fear: Acts that stimulate that fear are interrelated. They are also, I think, disabling. I have found the repeated job rejections I have experienced to be disabling, not only externally, but internally, in terms of my self-confidence and ability to do my work.
Life histories of intellectuals can provide insights into the social processes through which knowledge is created, transmitted, and changed. In so doing, life histories can demonstrate intersections of social structure and human agency in ways that are more empirically rich and theoretically nuanced than other techniques more commonly used by sociologists. In making these substantive linkages, however, we also want to draw attention to the peculiarly abstract character of much sociological theory in the United States, especially since World War II.
Universities and within and across academic disciplines. What have been the results in the field of sociology? By some measures, the movement has been extremely successful, both spurred by and contributing to the increasing number of women sociologists. s awarded in sociology in the United States. 37The representation of women in tenure-line faculty positions has increased, although less dramatically. In 1991 women made up 29 percent of all tenured and tenure-track sociology faculty in the United States (46 percent were assistant professors; 30 percent associate professors; and 20 percent, full professors).