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Géneros en Transición: Masculinidades, Afectos y Cuerpos

Elizabeth Bernstein

Elizabeth Bernstein is Professor of Sociology and of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. With Janet Jakobsen, she currently serves as co-director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women’s project on Gender, Justice, and Neoliberal Transformations. She is the author of Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce of Sex (University of Chicago Press, 2007), which received two distinguished book awards from the American Sociological Association as well as the 2009 Norbert Elias Prize. Her most recent book is Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking, and the Politics of Freedom (University of Chicago Press, 2018).  A theoretically driven ethnography of a discourse, the book explores the convergence of feminist, neoliberal, and evangelical Christian interests in the shaping of contemporary global policies surrounding the “traffic in women.”

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