Here are some statistics to get you started as far as women's numbers in publishing with Pulitzer Prize statistics (not yet looking specifically at gender/race, gender/parent-status, gender/socioeconomics):
I could understand Publishers Weekly's phallocratic list if women were writing only a third of the books published or if women didn't float the industry as book buyers or if the list were an anomaly. In fact, Publishers Weekly is in sync with Pulitzer Prize statistics. In the past 30 years, only 11 prizes have gone to women. Amazon recently announced its 100 best books of 2009 -- in the top 10, there are two women. Top 20? Four. Poets & Writers shared a list of 50 of the most inspiring writers in the world this month; women made up only 36 percent.
* Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: 68% male winners, 32% female winners
* Nobel Prize in Literature: 87% male winners, 13% female winners
* National Book Critics Circle Award: 62% male winners, 38% female winners
* PEN/Faulkner Award: 86% male winners, 14% female winners
* Booker Prize: 69% male winners, 31% female winners
i am looking for articles on genderfucking, in particular about what that means for people who use the term and who do not identify as transgender. how do they express themselves in terms of their outward appearance and play with their gender presentation when they 'genderfuck'? i am looking for diversity of perspectives that would certainly include those who do identify as transgender.
I am trying to find out if more women choreographers became established during the height of the US aids pandemic, roughly 1984-1996, then before or after. I came to ask this question because when looking for a topic to write a graduate application paper and read Judith Lynne Hanna's artice "Patterns of Dominance: Men, Women, and Homosexuality in Dance." in _Homosexuality and Homosexuals in the Arts_, Wayne Dynes, Stephen Donaldson, eds. Garland Publishing 1992 pp198-223. This paper described that while women make up the overwhelming majority of dancers, the upper levels of managers and choreographers and star dancers are generally males.
This led me to wonder, did this demographic breakdown shift during the early years of the AIDS?HIV pandemic? Unfortunately, all the works I've come across that deal with the topic of AIDS/HIV and dance are about gay men and the dance community's reaction to loosing so many of them.
I'm looking for sources where I can tease out the answer to this question, as well as if anyone else has addressed it. I'm using this for a graduate application that is due Janurary 15th.
I am looking for resources that will help me identify trends (say over a 5-10 year period) in social, economic and environmental justice in Florida. Other than the U.S. Census, are there resources or research institutes that you could recommend? I am also looking for data on trends (Florida) in privatization and gentrification, to the extent that it is available.