Janet Hinson Shope

Professor of Sociology

Van Meter 140


B.S., Sociology, Birmingham Southern College, 1982
M. Phil., Sociology, The George Washington University, 1988         
Ph.D., Sociology, The George Washington University, 1990

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Gender, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Emotions

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Paid to Party: Transforming Work Time, and Emotion in Direct Home Sales (co-authored with Jamie Mullaney) Rutgers University Press.

 "'Lobolo is here to stay': Rural Women and the Contradictory Meanings of Lobola in Post-apartheid South Africa."  Agenda 68.

 "You Can't Cross A River Without Getting Wet: A Feminist Standpoint on the Dilemmas of Cross-Cultural Research." Qualitative Inquiry 12:163-184.

"Reflections on the No-Uterus Rule: Pregnancy, Academia, and Feminist Pedagogy." Feminist Teacher 16 (1).

"When Words Are Not Enough: The Search for the Effects of Pornography on Abused Women." Violence Against Women 10:56-72.