9780073528144

Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073528144

  • ISBN10:

    0073528145

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/30/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

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
Gender Identity
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
Sexual Identity
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
2-205 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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