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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
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