Tony James Silva

  • 114 Citations
20142019
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Research Interests

Tony Silva’s research interests include gender, sexuality, rural sociology, qualitative and quantitative methods, and race/ethnicity. His research examines how individuals negotiate and understand social categories that—while often perceived as natural—are actually affected by social context. Specifically, he examines gender and sexual identities, including their intersections with race, place, class, and age, and investigate diversity within them. As a mixed-methods researcher, he conducts research using interviews and secondary data analysis of nationally representative surveys.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, University of Oregon

… → 2018

Sociology, MS, University of Oregon

… → 2016

Sociology, MA, Southern Illinois University

… → 2015

Sociology, BA, California State University Chico

… → 2012

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heterosexuality Social Sciences
research method Social Sciences
rural community Social Sciences
leader Social Sciences
conservatism Social Sciences
devolution Earth & Environmental Sciences
social attitude Social Sciences
value-orientation Social Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 114 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 2 Review article

Straight Identity and Same-Sex Desire: Conservatism, Homophobia, and Straight Culture

Silva, T. J., Mar 1 2019, In : Social Forces. 97, 3, p. 1067-1094 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

conservatism
Group
identity formation
motherhood
femininity
1 Citation (Scopus)
heterosexuality
Heterosexuality
Health
conservatism
Politics
5 Citations (Scopus)
social attitude
sexuality
heterosexuality
causality
social factors
21 Citations (Scopus)

Bud-Sex: Constructing Normative Masculinity among Rural Straight Men That Have Sex With Men

Silva, T., Feb 1 2017, In : Gender and Society. 31, 1, p. 51-73 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

masculinity
heterosexuality
sexuality
gender
social construction
31 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in Public Perceptions and Leaders Perceptions on Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Development

Crowe, J., Silva, T. J., Ceresola, R. G., Buday, A. & Leonard, C., Sep 12 2015, In : Sociological Perspectives. 58, 3, p. 441-463 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

leader
energy
natural gas
participant observation
coalition