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CURRENTSOCIOLOGYv.54, no.2 (March 2006): Monograph issue: "Gender, Marriage and Family Support in East Asian Families." Issue editors: Chin-chun Yi & Bernhard Nauck. Publisher: SAGE Publications, in association with the International Sociological Association. ISSN: 0011-3921. Available to licensed users through SAGE Journals Online, http://www.sagepub.com/journals.nav.

Contents: "Marrying Someone from an Outside Group: An Analysis of Boundary-Crossing Marriages in Taiwan," by Ruey-ming Tsay & Li-hsueh Wu; "Overlapping Social Networks: How Couples Manage Family Expenditure in Taiwan," by Ray-may Hsung, Chin-chun Yi, & Yang-chih Fu; "The Employment Discontinuity of Married Women in Taiwan: Job Status, Ethnic Background and Motherhood," by Chin-fen Chang; "Does Conjugal Disparity Affect Marital Relations?: A Comparative Study of Taiwan, Shanghai and Hong Kong," by Chin-chun Yi & Wen-yin Chien; "The Son Also Acts as Major Caregiver to Elderly Parents: A Study of the Sandwich Generation in Hong Kong," by Hong-kin Kwok; "Changing Attitudes towards Elderly Dependence in Postwar Japan," by Reiko Yamato; "Intergenerational Relationships and Elderly Care in China: A Global Perspective," by Xuewen Sheng & Barbara H. Settles; "Intergenerational Support: Psychological and Cultural Analyses of Korean and German Women," by Beate Schwarz et al.

EAST EUROPEAN POLITICS AND SOCIETIES v.20, no. 1 (February 2006): "Gender and Circulation in East European Politics and Societies." Issue editor: Susan Gal. Publisher: SAGE Publications, in association with the American Council of Learned Societies. ISSN 0888-3254. Available to licensed users through SAGE Journals Online, http://www.sagepub.com/journals.nav.

Partial contents: "A Different Type of Gender Gap: How Women and Men Experience Poverty," by Eva Fodor; "N.S. Khrushchev and the 1944 Soviet Family Law: Politics, Reproduction, and Language," by Mie Nakachi; "Foundation Feminism and the Articulation of Hybrid Feminisms in Post-Socialist Ukraine," by Alexandra Hrycak; "European Union Gender Regulations in the East: The Czech and Polish Accession Process," by Leah Seppanen Anderson; "'Goodbye Serbian Kennedy': Zoran Dindi and the New Democratic Masculinity in Serbia," by Jessica Greenberg; "Gender and the Solvency of Professionalism: Eastern German Journalism before and after 1989," by Dominic Boyer.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH v. 101, no.2 (June 2006): Thematic section: "Women's Occupational and Environmental Health." Section editors: Karen Messing & Donna Mergler. Publisher: Academic Press/Elsevier. ISSN: 0013-9351. Available online to licensed users through ScienceDirect, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00139351.

Partial contents: "Sex, Gender and Women's Occupational Health: The Importance of Considering Mechanism," by Karen Messing & Jeanne Mager Stellman; "Gender and Snow Crab Occupational Asthma in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada," by Dana Howse et al.; "Gender Differences in Respiratory Symptoms--Does Occupation Matter?" by Helen Dimich-Ward, Patricia G. Camp, & Susan M. Kennedy; "Women's Strategies for Handling Household Detergents," by Rima R. Habib, Amal El-Masri, & Robin L. Heath; "Are There Sex and Gender Differences in Acute Exposure to Chemicals in the Same Setting?" by Tye E. Arbuckle.

JOURNAL OF PRAGMATICS v.38, no. 1 (January 2006): "Gender and Humor." Issue editor: Helga Kotthoff. Publisher: Elsevier B.V. ISSN: 0378-2166. Available online to licensed users through ScienceDirect, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03782166.

Partial contents: "Gender and Humor: The State of the Art," by Helga Kotthoff; "Sharing a Laugh: Pragmatic Aspects of Humor and Gender in the Workplace," by Janet Holmes; "Risky Laughter: Teasing and Self-Directed Joking Among Male and Female Friends," by Martin D. Lampert and Susan M. Ervin-Tripp; "Playfully Negotiated Activity in Girls' Talk," by Angela M. …