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Reading Culture : Contexts for Critical Reading and Writing

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ISBN13:

9780321015921

ISBN10:
0321015924
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div

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Summary

Acclaimed for its compelling readings and provocative images, Reading Culture provides students with outstanding instruction on how to read and write critically about the culture that surrounds them. & Benefits by examining how culture organizes social experiences andshapes our identities.& Reading the News, Storytelling, Topics on work, Public Space readings.& General Interest, Improving Writing

Table of Contents

Visual Resources xiii(4)
Alternate Contents xvii(4)
Rhetorical Contents xxi(4)
Preface xxv(4)
Acknowledgments xxix
Reading Culture: An Introduction 1(4)
Chapter 1 Reading and Writing about Culture: THE CASE OF DAYTIME TALK TV
5(35)
Defining the Genre of Daytime Talk TV
6(1)
JANE M. SHATTUC
"The Talking Cure: TV Talk Shows and Women"
7(1)
Reading the Image of Daytime Talk TV
8(8)
Strategies for Watching Daytime Talk TV
9(1)
Content, Guests, and Audience
9(1)
Set Design, Spacial Arrangement, and Camera Space
10(2)
The Viewing Audience
12(4)
Learning from Viewers about Daytime Talk TV
16(3)
Suggested Assignment for Learning from Viewers
16(1)
Conducting Interviews
16(2)
Presenting Your Findings
18(1)
Suggestions for Group Presentations
18(1)
Checking Out the Web
19(1)
Reading about Daytime Talk TV
19(3)
Reading Strategies
20(1)
Reading and Writing Exercises
21(1)
Suggestions for Underlining
22(1)
Suggestions for Annotating
22(1)
Suggestions for Summarizing
22(1)
KEITH BRADSHER
"Talk-Show Guest Is Guilty of Second-Degree Murder"
22(3)
BOB HERBERT
"Daytime TV's Child Porn"
25(3)
Suggestions for Exploratory Writing
27(1)
WILLIAM BENNETT
"Announcing a Public Campaign Against Select Day-Time Television Talk Shows"
28(1)
DONNA GAINES
"How Jenny Jones Saved My Life. Why William Bennett Is Wrong about Trash TV"
29(5)
Suggestions for Writing a Synthesis
34(1)
ELLEN WILLIS
"Bring in the Noise"
34(3)
Writing about the Culture of Daytime Talk TV
37(1)
Conclusion
38(1)
A Few Words on Checking Out the Web
39(1)
Chapter 2 Generations
40(60)
Reading the Culture of Generations
41(1)
GLORIA NAYLOR
"Kiswana Browne"
42(8)
DAVE MARSH
"Fortunate Son"
50(9)
LAWRENCE GROSSBERG
"Youth and American Identity"
59(4)
DONNA GAINES
"Teenage Wasteland"
63(4)
MIKE A. MALES
"The Scapegoat Generation"
67(11)
THOMAS HINE
"TV's Teenagers: An Insecure, World-Weary Lot"
78(4)
Checking Out the Web
82(1)
Visual Culture Representations of Youth Culture in Movies
83(2)
JAMES GILBERT
"Juvenile Delinquency Films"
85(6)
Field Work Ethnographic Interviews
91(1)
SUSAN D. CRAFT
DANIEL CAVICCHI
CHARLES KEIL
"My Music"
91(6)
Field Work Project
97(2)
Editing
98(1)
Writing an Introduction
98(1)
Further Explorations Naming Generations
99(1)
Chapter 3 Schooling
100(63)
Reading the Culture of Schooling
102(1)
THEODORE R. SIZER
"What High School Is"
102(9)
Checking Out the Web
111(1)
MIKE ROSE
"Crossing Boundaries"
111(8)
MYRA
DAVID SADKER
"Sexism in the Schoolroom"
119(5)
MICHAEL MOFFATT
"How College Students Choose Majors"
124(8)
MIN-ZHAN LU
"From Silence to Words: Writing as Struggle"
132(10)
JUNE JORDAN
"Nobody Mean More to Me Than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan"
142(12)
Visual Culture Picturing Schooldays
154(1)
Vectors
154(2)
Perspective
156(1)
Suggested Assignment
157(1)
Field Work Classroom Observation
157(1)
Field Log
158(1)
Background
158(1)
Field Notes
158(1)
Analysis
159(1)
Writing the Report
159(1)
Introduction
159(1)
Method
159(1)
Observations
159(1)
Conclusions
159(1)
WORTH ANDERSON ET AL.
Observations and Conclusions from "Cross-Curricular Underlife: A Collaborative Report on Ways with Academic Words"
160(2)
Further Explorations College Publicity
162(1)
Chapter 4 Images
163(45)
Reading Images
170(1)
STUART
ELIZABETH EWEN
"In the Shadow of the Image"
171(7)
JEAN KILBOURNE
"Beauty...and the Beast of Advertising"
178(3)
Visual Essay It's a Woman Thing
181(5)
Checking Out the Web
186(1)
ARTHUR ASA BERGER
"Sex as Symbol in Fashion Advertising" and "Analyzing Signs and Sign Systems"
186(8)
Visual Essay The Look of the Page
194(3)
Visual Essay Public Health Messages
197(5)
Visual Essay Rewriting the Image
202(4)
Further Explorations The Case of Joe Camel
206(2)
Chapter 5 Style
208(38)
Reading Style
210(1)
WENDY CHAPKIS
"Dress as Success: Joolz"
211(4)
Checking Out the Web
215(1)
HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
"In the Kitchen"
216(4)
BELL HOOKS
"Straightening Our Hair"
220(7)
JOHN MOLLOY
"Dress for Success"
227(5)
DICK HEBDIGE
"Style in Revolt: Revolting Style"
232(4)
Visual Culture Pumped Up
236(1)
RICHARD LEPPERT
"The Male Nude"
236(5)
Field Work Writing a Questionnaire
241(1)
Suggestions for Designing a Questionnaire
242(1)
Report on Your Findings
242(1)
Further Explorations Urban Chic and Streetwise Looks
243(3)
Chapter 6 Public Space
246(39)
Reading the Culture of Public Space
247(1)
GARRISON KEILLOR
"State Fair"
248(4)
EDWARD ABBEY
"The First Morning" and "Labor Day"
252(5)
JOHN FISKE
"Shopping for Pleasure: Malls, Power, and Resistance"
257(5)
Checking Out the Web
262(1)
ROBYN MEREDITH
"Big Mall's Curfew Raises Questions of Rights and Bias"
262(4)
MIKE DAVIS
"Fortress Los Angeles: The Militarization of Urban Space"
266(6)
EVA SPERLING COCKCROFT
HOLLY BARNET-SANCHEZ
"Signs from the Heart: California Chicano Murals"
272(7)
Visual Culture Claiming Interpretive Space
279(3)
Field Work Collaborating on an Observation of Public Space
282(1)
Mapping the Space
282(1)
Taking Notes
282(1)
Watching People
282(1)
Asking Questions
282(1)
Writing Up Your Findings
282(1)
Further Explorations Tracing the Image of the Western Landscape
283(2)
Chapter 7 Storytelling
285(63)
Reading the Culture of Storytelling
286(1)
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON
"No Name Woman"
287(8)
SHIRLEY BRICE HEATH
"Oral Traditions"
295(10)
JAN HAROLD BRUNVAND
"The Hook' and Other Teenage Horrors"
305(9)
Checking Out the Web
314(1)
STEPHEN KING
"Why We Crave Horror Movies"
315(2)
ELLA TAYLOR
"TV Families: Three Generations of Packaged Dreams"
317(10)
MARK CRISPIN MILLER
"Deride and Conquer"
327(8)
ELAYNE RAPPING
"In Praise of Roseanne"
335(5)
Visual Culture Television Sitcoms
340(2)
Field Work The Active Audience
342(1)
HENRY JENKINS
"Television Fans"
343(4)
Field Work Project
347(1)
Further Explorations Popular Fictions
347(1)
Chapter 8 Work
348(49)
Reading the Culture of Work
349(1)
SANDRA CISNEROS
"The First Job"
350(2)
RICK BRAGG
"Pride and Its Discontents"
352(9)
ROBERT J. SAMUELSON
"Downsizing Isn't All That Heartless"
361(2)
MANNING MARABLE
"Fighting for a Decent Wage"
363(3)
JULIET B. SCHOR
"The Overworked American"
366(5)
ARLIE RUSSELL HOCHSCHILD
"Work: The Great Escape"
371(10)
SCOTT ADAMS
"The Dilbert Principle"
381(4)
Checking Out the Web
385(1)
Visual Culture Lewis Hine and the Social Uses of Photography
385(4)
Field Work Reconstructing the Network of a Workplace
389(1)
JAMES P. SPRADLEY
BRENDA J. MANN
"The Cocktail Waitress"
389(5)
Field Work Project
394(2)
Background
394(1)
Analysis: Reconstructing the Social Network of the Workplace
395(1)
Conclusion
395(1)
Further Explorations Sweatshops Today: Child Labor in the Nineties
396(1)
Chapter 9 History
397(65)
Reading the Culture of History
399(1)
MARY GORDON
"More Than Just a Shrine: Paying Homage to the Ghosts of Ellis Island"
400(4)
JAMAICA KINCAID
"Columbus in Chains"
404(5)
JANE TOMPKINS
"Indians': Textualism, Morality, and the Problem of History"
409(15)
GEORGE B. TINDALL
DAVID E. SHI
"The Tragedy of Vietnam"
424(3)
LOREN BARITZ
"God's Country and American Know-How"
427(8)
Checking Out the Web
435(1)
LE LY HAYSLIP
"When Heaven and Earth Changed Places"
435(5)
WALLACE TERRY
"Private First Class Reginald `Malik' Edwards"
440(9)
MOLLY IVINS
"A Short Story About the Vietnam War Memorial"
449(2)
Visual Culture Photographing History
451(3)
ALAN TRACHTENBERG
"Reading American Photographs"
454(1)
Visual Essay The Vietnam War
455(3)
Field Work Oral History
458(1)
Choosing a Subject
459(1)
Interviewing
459(1)
Writing the Oral History
459(1)
Field Work Project
460(1)
Further Explorations Public History
460(2)
Chapter 10 Multicultural America
462(65)
Reading Multicultural America
464(1)
ISHMAEL REED
"America: The Multinational Society"
464(4)
ALEJANDRO PORTES
ALEX STEPICK
"Miami: City on the Edge"
468(6)
ADRIENNE RICH
"Split at the Root: An Essay on Jewish Identity"
474(9)
GLORIA ANZALDUA
"How to Tame a Wild Tongue"
483(9)
ELAINE H. KIM
"Home Is Where the `Han' Is: A Korean-American Perspective on the Los Angeles Upheavals"
492(14)
MARY LOUISE PRATT
"Arts of the Contact Zone"
506(13)
Case Study English Only Legislation
519(1)
Proposition 63, California State Budget, 1986
519(5)
Visual Culture Language Policy
524(3)
Text Credits 527(4)
Photo Credits 531(2)
Index 533


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