9780078026621

Feminist Frontiers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026621

  • ISBN10:

    0078026628

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/13/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The most widely used anthology of feminist writings, Feminist Frontiershas stood the test of time. Classic and contemporary readings on cutting-edge topics cut across disciplinary and generational lines, presenting the full diversity of women's lives and exploring commonalities and interconnected differences. Feminist Frontiersoffers analyses of the causes and consequences of gender inequality in interaction with race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, ability, and nation, and introduces students to feminist theory and methodology. The ninth edition maintains a consistent coverage of diversity within a global perspective while highlighting the impact of new technologies on women's lives and experiences.

Table of Contents

ABOUT THE EDITORS

PREFACE

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

Section One: DIVERSITY AND DIFFERENCE

1. Being the Bridge: A Solitary Black Woman’s Position in the Women’s Studies Classroom as a Feminist Student and Professor | Kimberly Springer

2. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack | Peggy McIntosh

3. Where I Come From Is Like This | Paula Gunn Allen

4. The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House | Audre Lorde

5. The Mountain | Eli Clare

Section Two: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES

6. "Night to His Day": The Social Construction of Gender | Judith Lorber

7. The Medical Construction of Gender | Suzanne Kessler

8. Transgender Feminism: Queering the Woman Question | Susan Stryker

9. Theorizing Difference from Multiracial Feminism | Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill

10. Gender in the Borderlands | Denise A. Segura and Patricia Zavella

11. Masculinities and Globalization | R.W. Connell

PART TWO: GENDER, CULTURE, AND SOCIALIZATION

Section Three: REPRESENTATION, LANGUAGE, AND CULTURE

12. Gender Stereotyping in the English Language | Laurel Richardson

13. Sexing the Internet: Reflections on the Role of Identification in Online Communities | danah boyd

14. Feminist Consumerism and Fat Activists: A Comparative Study of Grassroots Activism and the Dove Real Beauty Campaign | Josée Johnston and Judy Taylor

15. Cosmetic Surgery: Paying for Your Beauty | Debra L. Gimlin

16. Hair Still Matters | Ingrid Banks

Section Four: SOCIALIZATION

17. Hetero-Romantic Love and Heterosexiness in Children’s G-Rated Films | Karin A. Martin and Emily Kazyak

18. Pretty Baby | Catherine Newman

19. Girls and Boys Together...but Mostly Apart: Gender Arrangements in Elementary Schools | Barrie Thorne

20. “We Don’t Sleep Around Like White Girls Do:” Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina American Lives | Yen Le Espiritu

PART THREE: SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF GENDER

Section Five: WORK

21. Sex Segregation in the U.S. Labor Force | Christine E. Bose and Rachel Bridges Whaley

22. Median Annual Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers by Education, Race, and Hispanic Origin, 2009 | Nancy Whittier

23. The Managed Hand: The Commercialization of Bodies and Emotions in Korean Immigrant-Owned Nail Salons | Miliann Kang

24. Maid in L.A. | Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

25. Organizing Home Care | Jennifer Klein and Eileen Boris

Section Six: FAMILIES

26. Waking Sleeping Beauty: The Premarital Pelvic Exam and Heterosexuality During the Cold War | Carolyn Herbst Lewis

27. What if Marriage is Bad for Us? | Laurie Essig and Lynn Owens

28. Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender: Lessons from Two Generations of Work and Family Change | Kathleen Gerson

29. For Better or Worse: Gender Allures in the Vietnamese Global Marriage Market | Hung Cam Thai

Section Seven: SEXUALITIES

30. Doing Desire: Adolescent Girls' Struggles for/with Sexuality | Deborah L. Tolman

31. Shopping for Love: Online Dating and the Making of a Cyber Culture of Romance | Sophia DeMasi

32. Is Hooking Up Bad for Young Women? | Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura Hamilton, and Paula England

33. Straight Girls Kissing | Leila J. Rupp and Verta Taylor

34. Doing Gender, Doing Heteronormativity: “Gender Normals,” Transgender People, and the Social Maintenance of Heterosexuality | Kristen Schilt and Laurel Westbrook

Section Eight: BODIES

35. The Bare Bones of Sex: Part I—Sex and Gender | Anne Fausto-Sterling

36. "A Way Outa No Way": Eating Problems Among African-American, Latina, and White Women | Becky Wangsgaard Thompson

37. Loose Lips Sink Ships | Simone Weil Davis

38. Google Babies: Race, Class, and Gestational Surrogacy | France Winddance Twine

39. Beyond Pro-Choice Versus Pro-Life: Women of Color and Reproductive Justice | Andrea Smith

Section Nine: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

40. Violence Against Girls Provokes Girls’ Violence: From Private Injury to Public Harm | Laurie Schaffner

41. “My Strength Is Not for Hurting": Men’s Anti-Rape Websites and Their Construction of Masculinity and Male Sexuality | N. Tatiana Masters

42. Fraternities and Rape on Campus | Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer

43. Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color | Kimberlé Crenshaw

PART FOUR: SOCIAL CHANGE

Section Ten: GLOBAL POLITICS AND THE STATE

44. Stratified Reproduction and Poor Women’s Resistance | Karen McCormack

45. From the Third World to the “Third World Within”: Asian Women Workers Fighting Globalization | Grace Chang

46. Gendered Selves and Identities of Information Technology Professionals in Global Software Organizations in India | Marisa D’Mello

47. Contesting Militarization: Global Perspectives | Gwyn Kirk

48. Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others | Lila Abu-Lughod

Section Eleven: SOCIAL PROTEST AND FEMINIST MOVEMENTS

49. Forever Feminism: The Persistence of the U.S. Women's Movement, 1960-2011 | Alison Dahl Crossley, Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier, and Cynthia Fabrizio Pelak

50. Feminists or “Postfeminists”? Young Women’s Attitudes Toward Feminism and Gender Relations | Pamela Aronson

51. Young Women, Late Modern Politics, and the Participatory Possibilities of Online Cultures | Anita Harris

52. Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics? | Cathy J. Cohen

53. We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: Young Black Feminists Take Their Research and Activism Online | Moya Bailey and Alexis Pauline Gumbs

54. Transform The World: What You Can Do with a Degree in Women’s Studies | Nikki Ayanna Stewart

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