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Diederik F. Janssen

masculine norms associated with being an adolescent male youth living in Ireland. Rendering psychometric scales culture-sensitive is one of the recognized challenges to quantitative approaches to gender roles. Findings suggest that as adolescent boys

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Michael R. M. Ward

disrupted dominant gender norms through flows of struggle and consent. Using a feminist textual analysis that includes the Toy Story franchise, Monsters, Inc. , Finding Nemo , The Incredibles , and Coco , this article considers how masculinities are

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Ovarian Psycos

An Urban Cadence of Power and Precarity

Jennifer Ruth Hosek

risks and bend gender norms. They are not validated by her mother, who has no time for issues like self-actualization and pushing boundaries of spatial and social access. Evie’s excitement over the prospect of acceptance into the Psycos speaks more to

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Murray Smith

mirror neurons is much more controversial than I allow, and that my appeal to it violates an epistemic norm of naturalism—that we should draw on the best available knowledge in a given domain. (More on this objection below.) Friend (45) and Levinson (64

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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

use the cultural capital gained in schools along with the kinship capital gained in the family majlis and kinship network. By doing so, they construct new norms around gender that emphasize women’s education as well as their social and moral

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Ambivalent Sexualities in a Transnational Context

Romanian and Bulgarian Migrant Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

heteropatriarchal script plays out within Romanian and Bulgarian national communities, most members of which share heteropatriarchal values. As norms regulating acceptable sexual behaviors differ sharply between the two scripts, the migrant sex workers need to bear

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Wal-Mart Goes To Germany

Culture, Institutions, and the Limits of Globalization

Matthias Kaelberer

network of Wal-Mart Germany, these suppliers had no need for successful business relations with Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart was also unable to adjust to the cultural norms of a more symmetrical relationship between retailers and suppliers. For example, Wal

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Disrupted PECMA Flows

A Cognitive Approach to the Experience of Narrative Complexity in Film

Veerle Ros and Miklós Kiss

as disruptive, is now considered conventional. Bordwell (1985: 153) discusses the interaction of narrative conventions with a film’s internal narrative system in more detail. He posits that a film can establish its own intrinsic norms that may or

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Ivan Mozzhukhin’s Acting Style

Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

Johannes Riis

terms of problems and solutions and in terms of norms, tasks, and constraints faced by the agent of an artistic choice ( Bordwell 1997: 149–157 ; Carroll 1993 ). Kuleshov’s experiment with Mozzhukhin may at times have served as “an ink-blot test out of

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Constructing Pathways to Responsible Manhood

Controlling Images and Meaning Making Through the Use of Counter-narratives

Mellie Torres, Alejandro E. Carrión, and Roberto Martínez

to which students adhered to heteronormative (or homophobic) beliefs (e.g., “I would be friends with a boy who is gay” [item reversed]) and behavioral norms (e.g., “It bothers me when a boy acts like a girl,” “I can respect a boy that backs down from