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Through individual stories, essays, and critical analyses, this anthology introduces issues of race, class, and gender within an interdisciplinary framework. Themes of identity, power, and change are examined from many different perspectives and voices. New articles covering environmental and post-Katrina issues provide the reader with information about recent concerns of Americans living in the United States.
Table of Contents
|Preface * Indicates New Reading IDENTITY|
|Racial and Ethnic Identity|
|I Walk Alone by|
|*Why Race Isn’t as ‘Black’ and ‘White’ as we Think by|
|American Anthropological Association Statement on “Race”|
|The Loudest Voice by|
|To be Hopi or American by|
|People of Color Who Never Felt They Were Black by|
|Rosa Wakefield by|
|I Am a Racially Profiling Doctor by|
|Are Doctor’s Offices Places for Racial Profiling? By|
|El Hilo Que Nos Une by|
|In Search of Bruce Lee’s Grave by|
|Remembering My Grandmother, Remembering Lebanon by|
|American Dreamer by|
|On the Other Side of the War: A Story by|
|Medicalization of Racial Features: Asian-American Women and Cosmetic Surgery by|
|Before the Great Gorge by|
|Beyond the Melting Pot by|
|In the Beginning There Are Babies by|
|Time Warp in the Toy Store by|
|How Women are Treated in Language by|
|Where I Come From is Like This by|
|The Male Role Stereotype by|
|Taking It by|
|Tears Still Taboo for Average Guy by|
|Asymmetries in Communication by|
|A Transsexual’s Story by|
|Two Sexes are Not Enough by|
|Cold Feet: Why America Has Gay Marriage Jitters by|
|When the Political is Personal by|
|Economics and the American Dream|
|*The 40-Percent Rule by|
|Decloaking Class: Why Class Identity and Consciousness Count by|
|Looking for Work by|
|The Truth About Growing Up Rich by|
|To Be Black, Gifted, and Alone by|
|Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education by|
|Jewish and Working Class by|
|Daddy Tucked the Blanket by|
|Mother Courage by|
|We’re Not Bums by|
|Poverty or at Home in a Car by|
|The Fall by|
|Power and Racism 45*The 2000 Presidential Election in Black and White by|
|Rethinking America by|
|Historical Discrimination in the Immigration Laws by|
|Anti-Immigrant Violence by|
|Something About the Subject Makes It Hard to Name by|
|White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by|
|Native Americans v. The U. S. Government by|
|Urban Indians by|
|Sex, Class and Race Intersections: Visions of Women of Color by|
|Crimes Against Humanity by|
|Beyond Stereotyping by|
|Anti-Semitism in the United States by|
|Seeing More than Black and White by|
|Behind Barbed Wire by|
|A Personal Narrative by|
|Asian Americans Battle “Model Minority” Stereotype by|
|”Jim Crow” Law by|
|Jim Crow Revived in Cyber|
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