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Readings for Diversity and Social Justice : An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism and Ableism

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9780415926331

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Pub. Date:
8/1/2000
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Taylor & Francis
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Summary

The first reader to cover the scope of oppressions in America, Readings for Diversity and Social Justicecovers six thematic issues: racism, sexism, Anti-Semitism, heterosexism, classism, and ableism. The reader contains a mix of short personal and theoretical essays as well as entries designed to challenge students to take action to end oppressive behavior and to affirm diversity and racial justice. (For the original version of chapter 48, please refer to: Herek, Gregory, "Heterosexism and Homophobia," in Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health, ed. Robert Cavaj and Terry S. Stein, 1996, American Psychiatric Press, pp. pp. 101-113.)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii
General Introduction 1(4)
Section 1: Conceptual Frameworks
Introduction
5(4)
``The Complexity of Identity: `Who Am I?'''
9(6)
Beverly Daniel Tatum
``The Cycle of Socialization''
15(6)
Bobbie Harro
``Prejudice and Discrimination''
21(10)
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Diane Raymond
``Discrimination Comes in Many Forms: Individual, Institutional, and Structural''
31(4)
Fred L. Pincus
``Five Faces of Oppression''
35(15)
Iris Marion Young
``Language and Silence: Making Systems of Privilege Visible''
50(17)
Stephanie M. Wildman
Adrienne D. Davis
Section 2: Racism
Introduction
61(6)
Contexts
``A Different Mirror''
67(6)
Ronald Takaki
``Racial Identity and the State: Contesting the Federal Standards for Classification''
73(6)
Michael Omi
``Defining Racism: `Can We Talk?'''
79(4)
Beverly Daniel Tatum
``The Continuing Significance of Race: Antiblack Discrimination in Public Places''
83(10)
Joe R. Feagin
``Seeing More than Black and White''
93(6)
Elizabeth Martinez
``The Heartland's Raw Deal: How Meatpacking Is Creating a New Immigrant Underclass''
99(5)
Marc Cooper
Personal Voices
``White Men and the Denial of Racism''
104(6)
Cooper Thompson
``Red Clay, Blue Hills: In Honor of My Ancestors''
110(4)
John Brown Childs
``Complexion''
114(4)
Richard Rodriguez
``An Asian Lesbian's Struggle''
118(2)
C. Allyson Lee
Next Steps and Action
``A Bill of Rights for Racially Mixed People''
120(7)
Maria P. P. Root
``Moving Beyond White Guilt''
127(2)
Amy Edgington
``Linguicism''
129(1)
Nancy Schniedewind
Ellen Davidson
``Develop Cross-Cultural Communication Skills''
130(8)
Clyde W. Ford
Section 3: Antisemitism
Introduction
133(5)
Contexts
``Jews in the U.S.: The Rising Costs of Whiteness''
138(6)
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
``The Christian Heritage''
144(6)
Leonard Dinnerstein
``The Holocaust: Maps''
150(13)
Martin Gilbert
``The Setting: Europe and America''
163(6)
David S. Wyman
``Including Jews in Multiculturalism''
169(8)
Peter F. Langman
``On Black-Jewish Relations''
177(4)
Cornel West
Personal Voices
``The Massacre of the Jews''
181(4)
Varian Fry
``Short Black Hair''
185(3)
Jennifer Krebs
``Jewish and Working Class''
188(3)
Bernice Mennis
Next Steps and Action
``Menorah Light Banishes Hate''
The Associated Press
190(1)
``Pioneers in Dialogue: Jews Building Bridges''
191(12)
Reena Bernards
Section 4: Sexism
Introduction
199(4)
Contexts
```Night to His Day': The Social Construction of Gender''
203(10)
Judith Lorber
``Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity''
213(7)
Michael S. Kimmel
``Which Outlaws? Or, `Who Was That Masked Man?'''
220(8)
Kate Bornstein
``The Conundrum of Difference''
228(5)
Sandra Lipsitz Bem
``Fresh Lipstick: Rethinking Images of Women in Advertising''
233(5)
Linda M. Scott
``Feminism: A Movement to End Sexist Oppression''
238(3)
bell hooks
Personal Voices
``Ain't I a Woman?''
241(1)
Sojourner Truth
``I'm Not Fat, I'm Latina''
242(1)
Christy Haubegger
``The Body Politic''
243(3)
Abra Fortune Chernick
```The Rape' of Mr. Smith''
246(1)
Anoymous
``Pornography and Men's Consciousness''
247(4)
Jackson Katz
Next Steps and Action
``Why I Fight Back''
251(3)
Whitney Walker
``Adopting the Principle of Pro-Feminism''
254(2)
Ian Law
``Revving Up for the Next Twenty-Five Years''
256(11)
Gloria Steinem
Section 5: Heterosexism
Introduction
261(6)
Contexts
``How Homophobia Hurts Everyone''
267(9)
Warren J. Blumenfeld
``Biphobia''
276(5)
Marcia Deihl
Robyn Ochs
``Internalized Homophobia among Gay Men, Lesbians, and Bisexuals''
281(2)
Gregory M. Herek
``Homophobia in Black Communities''
283(5)
bell hooks
``Stonewall and the Birth of Gay and Lesbian Liberation''
288(2)
Neil Miller
``What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality?''
290(3)
Dr. F. Jay Deacon
``Murder Will Out---But It's Still Open Season on Gays''
293(3)
Donna Minkowitz
Personal Voices
``Dragon Ladies, Snow Queens, and Asian-American Dykes: Reflections on Race and Sexuality''
296(3)
Sharon Lim-Hing
``Memoirs of a Gay Fraternity Brother''
299(3)
Joshua Clark Meiner
``The Men with the Pink Triangles''
302(3)
Richard Plant
``The Transgender Spectrum''
305(1)
Lisa J. Lees
Next Steps and Action
``Why Don't Gay People Just Keep Quiet? Listening to the Voices of the Oppressed
306(3)
William David Burns
``International Bill of Gender Rights''
309(3)
``Becoming an Ally''
312(12)
Jamie Washington
Nancy J. Evans
Section 6: Ableism
Introduction
319(5)
Contexts
``The Disability Rights Movement''
324(6)
Willie V. Bryan
``Disability beyond Stigma: Social Interaction, Discrimination, and Activism''
330(10)
Michele Fine
Adrienne Asch
``A Separate and Unequal Education for Minorities with Learning Disabilities''
340(3)
Joseph P. Shapiro
``The Deaf Community and the Culture of Deaf People''
343(9)
Carol Padden
``The Hidden Dimension of Learning: Time and Space''
352(4)
Sally L. Smith
``Understanding Disability Issues''
Association on Higher Education and Disability
355(1)
Personal Voices
``Wheel Power''
356(3)
Elizabeth Atkins Bowman
Michelle Burford
``Recovering Our Sense of Value after Being Labeled Mentally Ill''
359(5)
Patricia E. Deegan
``Equal Opportunities---Yes, Please''
364(3)
Sally French
Next Steps and Action
``Friendships and Depression''
367(2)
Laura Epstein Rosen
Xavier Francisco Amador
``Learning Accommodations for ADD Students''
369(4)
Anne McCormick
Faith Leonard
``Computers and Disability''
373(4)
Mark Nagler
Adam Nagler
``Invisible and On Center Stage: Who Do We Think We Are, Anyway?''
377(5)
Susan E. Browne
Debra Connors
Nanci Stern
Section 7: Classism
Introduction
379(3)
Contexts
``Sharing the Pie,'' ``The Sinking Majority''
382(9)
Steve Brouwer
``Who Owns How Much?''
391(6)
James S. Heintz
Nancy Folbre
``Tired of Playing Monopoly?''
397(5)
Donna Langston
``A Sociology of Wealth and Racial Inequality''
402(5)
Melvin L. Oliver
Thomas M. Shapiro
``Racism or Solidarity? Unions and Asian Immigrant Workers''
407(5)
Glenn Omatsu
``Two Hierarchies''
412(6)
M. Edward Ransford
``Why Are Droves of Unqualified, Unprepared Kids Getting into Our Top Colleges?''
418(3)
John Larew
Personal Voices
``Working-Class Students Speak Out''
421(4)
Gwendolyn Lewis
Patricia Holland
Kathleen Kelly
``So How Did I Get Here?''
425(5)
Rosemary Bray
``On the Meaning of Plumbing and Poverty''
430(2)
Melanie Scheller
Next Steps and Action
Social Class Questionnaire
432(2)
``A Welfare Reform Program Based on Help for Working Parents''
434(2)
Barbara Bergmann
Heidi Hartmann
``Responsibility for Reducing Poverty''
436(14)
Peter B. Edelman
Section 8: Working for Social Justice: Visions and Strategies for Change
Introduction
447(3)
Contexts
``Reflections on Liberation''
450(7)
Suzanne Pharr
``Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection''
457(6)
Patricia Hill Collins
``The Cycle of Liberation''
463(7)
Bobbie Harro
``Developing a Liberatory Consciousness''
470(5)
Barbara J. Love
Personal Voices
``Allies''
475(2)
Gloria E. Anzaldua
``Can White Heterosexual Men Understand Oppression?''
477(6)
Cooper Thompson
Next Steps and Action
``How to Interrupt Oppressive Behavior''
483(3)
Mary McClintock
``Working Assumptions and Guidelines for Alliance Building''
486(2)
Ricky Sherover-Marcuse
``Bridging the `Us/Them' Divide: Intergroup Dialogue and Peer Leadership''
488(6)
Ximena Zuniga
Todd D. Sevig
``Having the Tools at Hand: Building Successful Multicultural Social Justice Organizations''
494(5)
John Anner
Further Print and Video Resources 499(8)
Thematic Table of Contents 507(7)
Permission Acknowledgments 514(6)
About the Editors 520


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