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Women : Images and Realities: A Multicultural Anthology

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9780767420891

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0767420896
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Pub. Date:
10/22/2002
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Women: Images and Realities, A Multicultural Anthology is a unique introduction to feminism and women's studies. This best-selling text presents a multidisciplinary collection of academic essays and analyses, personal narratives, and fiction and poetry about women's lives. The selections illustrate the variety of women's experiences, primarily in the United States, considering both commonalities and differences among women and appreciating women's diverse approaches to living and changing.hanging.

Table of Contents

PART I WHAT IS WOMEN'S STUDIES? 7(34)
Talking Back
15(3)
Bell Hooks
Sins of Silence
18(1)
Mai Kao Thao
Claiming an Education
19(2)
Adrienne Rich
The Politics of Black Women's Studies
21(3)
Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull
Barbara Smith
Men and Women's Studies: Premises, Perils, and Promise
24(5)
Michael Kimmel
Have You Ever Heard of Asian-American Feminists?
29(1)
Stacey G. H. Yap
Voices of Women's Studies Students
30(5)
Women's Studies as a Growth Process
30(1)
Danista Hunte
Finding My Latina Identity Through Women's Studies
31(1)
Luana Ferreira
What Women's Studies Has Meant to Me
32(1)
Lucita Woodis
Why Women's Studies?
33(1)
Deborah Halstead Lennon
Women's Studies: A Man's Perspective
34(1)
Evan Weissman
The American University and Women's Studies
35(6)
Carol T. Christ
PART II BECOMING A WOMAN IN OUR SOCIETY 41(4)
Dominant Ideas About Women 45(23)
The Problem That Has No Name
46(3)
Betty Friedan
A Work of Artifice
49(1)
Marge Piercy
Purification
50(4)
Gracepoore
To Be Real
54(3)
Danzy Senna
Blazes of Truth
57(3)
Susan Schnur
In Search of Liberation
60(1)
Debra Kent
Brideland
61(2)
Naomi Wolf
On Being a ``Good Girl'': Implications for Latinas in the United States
63(4)
Elisa Davila
not a pretty girl
67(1)
Ani Difranco
Learning Gender 68(49)
The Gift
69(1)
Murielle Minard
Klaus Barbie, and Other Dolls I'd Like to See
70(3)
Susan Jane Gilman
Allegra Maud Goldman
73(3)
Edith Konecky
Gender Equity in the Classroom: The Unfinished Agenda
76(7)
Myra Sadker
David Sadker
Lynn Fox
Melinda Salata
Something's Wrong Here and It's Not Me: Challenging the Dilemmas That Block Girls' Success
83(6)
Lee Anne Bell
The Sexual Politics of Interpersonal Behavior
89(7)
Nancy Henley
Jo Freeman
Teen Mags: How to Get a Guy, Drop 20 Pounds, and Lose Your Self-Esteem
96(3)
Anastasia Higginbotham
Media Images, Feminist Issues
99(4)
Deborah L. Rhode
Female Images and Roles in Music
103(3)
Venise T. Berry
Mutineers in Mainstream Music: Heralds of a New Feminist Wave?
106(3)
Naomi Weisstein
Video
109(1)
India.Arie
X: A Fabulous Child's Story
110(7)
Lois Gould
PART III GENDER AND WOMEN'S BODIES 117(5)
Female Beauty 122(27)
The Beauty Myth
123(5)
Naomi Wolf
When I Was Growing Up
128(1)
Nellie Wong
To Other Women Who Were Ugly Once
129(1)
Ines Hernandez-Avila
Nose Is a Country . . . I Am the Second Generation
130(2)
Aishe Berger
Homage to My Hair
132(1)
Lucille Clifton
One Spring
132(1)
Leslea Newman
The Body Politic
133(4)
Abra Fortune Chernik
Breaking the Model
137(4)
Graciela (Chely) Rodriguez
Arroz Con Pollo vs. Slim-Fast
141(2)
Linda Delgado
The Fat Girl Rules the World
143(1)
July Siebecker
Homage to My Hips
144(1)
Lucille Clifton
Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self
144(5)
Alice Walker
Sexuality and Relationships 149(30)
Lusting for Freedom
150(3)
Rebecca Walker
``We Don't Sleep Around Like White Girls Do'': Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina-American Lives
153(8)
Yen Le Espiritu
Esta Risa No Es De Loca
161(3)
Caridad Souza
Safer Sex Is Real Sex
164(3)
Zoe Leonard
Pleasures
167(1)
Diane Hugs
Loving Another Woman
167(5)
Anne Koedt
The Turn On
172(3)
Marge Piercy
Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me
175(4)
Robyn Ochs
PART IV INSTITUTIONS THAT SHAPE WOMEN'S LIVES 179(8)
Women and Work 187(28)
An Overview of Women and Work
188(4)
Ellen Bravo
Gloria Santa Anna
Questions and Answers on Pay Equity
192(3)
National Committee for Pay Equity
The Politics of Housework
195(3)
Pat Mainardi of Redstockings
The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued
198(4)
Ann Crittenden
Friendly for Whose Family?
202(1)
Betty Holcomb
9to5: Organizing Low-Wage Women
203(4)
Ellen Bravo
Gloria Santa Anna
Sexual Harassment: An Overview of Its Impact on Women
207(5)
Julia Whealin
In Case of Sexual Harassment: A Guide for Women Students
212(2)
Bernice Sandler
Women
214(1)
Alice Walker
Women, the Law, and Social Policy 215(35)
Women and the Law
216(9)
Kristian Miccio
How to Bring Children Up Without Putting Women Down
225(6)
Ann Crittendon
Exploding the Stereotypes: Welfare
231(5)
Rita Henley Jensen
Farewell to Welfare but Not to Poverty
236(6)
Randy Albelda
Chris Tilly
Welfare Reform, Family Hardship, and Women of Color
242(8)
Linda Burnham
Women and the Family 250(31)
Family and Women's Lives
251(5)
Susan Lehrer
Seventeen Syllables
256(7)
Hisaye Yamamoto
A Long Story
263(4)
Beth Brant
Elena
267(1)
Pat Mora
``Don't You Talk About My Mama!''
267(4)
June Jordan
Working at Single Bliss
271(6)
Mary Helen Washington
A Marriage Agreement
277(4)
Alix Kates Shulman
Women and Religion 281(24)
My Church Threw Me Out
282(2)
Mary Ann Sorrentino
Reactions to a Woman Rabbi
284(2)
Laura Geller
Christian Fundamentalism: Patriarchy, Sexuality, and Human Rights
286(6)
Susan D. Rose
Revelations
292(5)
Linda Villarosa
In Her Own Image
297(8)
Rose Solari
PART V HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM 305(7)
The Health Care System 312(20)
How Women Get Bad Medicine
313(5)
Carol Stevens
Mandatory Doctor's Visit
318(3)
Diane Hugs
Elizabeth Ramos
321(2)
Bebe Nixon
Missing Persons: African-American Women, AIDS, and the History of Disease
323(5)
Evelynn Hammonds
Breast Cancer: Is It the Environment?
328(4)
Ms.
Reproductive Freedom 332(23)
Abortion: Is a Woman a Person?
333(3)
Ellen Willis
Lost Woman Song
336(1)
Ani Difranco
Talking with the Enemy
336(5)
Anne Fowler
Parental Consent Laws: Are They a ``Reasonable Compromise''?
341(2)
Mike Males
Testimony of William Bell (on Raised Bill #5447)
343(2)
Connecticut State Legislature
Using Pregnancy to Control Women
345(4)
Ruth Hubbard
Killing the Black Body
349(2)
Dorothy Roberts
Developing a Reproductive Rights Agenda for the Next Century
351(4)
Kathryn Kolbert
PART VI THE DIFFERENCES AMONG US: DIVISIONS AND CONNECTIONS 355(5)
``Take a Closer Look'': Racism in Women's Lives 360(11)
Defining Racism: ``Can We Talk?''
360(5)
Beverly Daniel Tatum
Codes of Conduct
365(2)
Adrienne Su
Salad
367(1)
Janice Mirikitani
I Am Not Your Princess
367(1)
Chrystos
Take a Closer Look
368(1)
Carrie Castro
An Autobiography (excerpt)
368(3)
Angela Davis
The Legacy of Class 371(23)
Tired of Playing Monopoly?
371(4)
Donna Langston
Context
375(2)
Dorothy Allison
Sisters
377(10)
Barbara Neely
Jewish and Working Class
387(3)
Bernice Mennis
Poverty, Hopelessness and Hope
390(3)
Kendall A. Johnson
Grace Paley Reading
393(1)
Toi Derricotte
``Are You Some Kind of Dyke?'': The Perils of Heterosexism 394(18)
Homophobia and Sexism
394(4)
Suzanne Pharr
Cat
398(4)
Julie Blackwomon
Chicana Lesbians: Fear and Loathing in the Chicano Community
402(4)
Carla Trujillo
Livin' in a Gay Family
406(2)
Megan Mcguire
I Lost It at the Movies
408(4)
Jewelle Gomez
Older, Wiser, and Marginalized: Ageism in Women's Lives 412(11)
Older Women: The Realities
412(5)
Older Women's League
The Women in the Tower
417(5)
Cynthia Rich
The Day Nani Fell and I Wasn't There to Catch Her
422(1)
Anna Marie Quevedo
Understanding and Valuing Difference 423(20)
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
424(3)
Peggy Mcintosh
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
427(6)
Audre Lorde
Fence Sitters, Switch Hitters, and Bi-Bi Girls: An Exploration of Hapa and Bisexual Identities
433(6)
Beverly Yuen Thompson
Boundaries: Arab/American
439(3)
Lisa Suhair Majaj
Friday Night
442(1)
Linda Hogan
PART VII VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 443(4)
Violence Against Women in Intimate Relationships 447(21)
Battering: Who's Going to Stop It?
448(6)
Ann Jones
Letter from a Battered Wife
454(2)
Del Martin
The Club
456(1)
Mitsuye Yamada
Countdown
457(5)
Lanette Fisher-Hertz
La Princesa
462(2)
Latina Anonima
Holding Up More Than Half the Heavens
464(4)
Margaretta Wan Lin
Cheng Imm Tan
Sexual Violence and Rape 468(20)
Rape, the All-American Crime
469(6)
Susan Griffin
The Shame of Silence
475(2)
Athena Devlin
Whose Body Is It Anyway?
477(3)
Pamela Fletcher
With No Immediate Cause
480(1)
Ntosake Shange
Naming and Studying Acquaintance Rape
481(7)
Peggy Reeves Sanday
Incestuous Sexual Abuse 488(15)
Protecting Male Abusers and Punishing the Women Who Confront Them: The Current Status of Child-Sex Abuse in America
489(6)
Lanette Fisher-Hertz
Making Sense of the Experience of Incest Survivors
495(5)
Peri L. Rainbow
Fairy Summer---Or How I Learned to Wash Dishes
500(1)
Ruth Innes
Bubba Esther, 1888
501(2)
Ruth Whitman
PART VIII CHANGING OUR WORLD 503(4)
Feminism as a Social Movement 507(62)
History of Feminist Movements in the U.S.
509(5)
Amy Kesselman
The Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention, 1848
514(3)
Sojourner Truth's Defense of the Rights of Women
517(1)
Consciousness Raising: A Radical Weapon
518(2)
Kathie Sarachild
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective
520(4)
Susan Brownmiller
Introduction to Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology
524(6)
Barbara Smith
The Development of Chicana Feminist Discourse
530(8)
Alma Garcia
Thoughts on Indian Feminism
538(1)
Kate Shanley
Presenting the Blue Goddess: Toward a National Pan-Asian Feminist Agenda
539(3)
Sonia Shah
Blame It On Feminism
542(8)
Susan Faludi
Bringing the Global Home
550(7)
Charlotte Bunch
Advancing Women's Rights: Beijing `95 and After
557(7)
Charlotte Bunch
Susana Fried
The Globetrotting Sneaker
564(5)
Cynthia Enloe
Women Organizing: Many Issues, Many Voices 569(42)
style no. 1
570(1)
Sonia Sanchez
Becoming the Third Wave
570(2)
Rebecca Walker
Why I Am an Activist
572(4)
Nell Geiser
Voices
576(7)
Women of Ace (Aids Counseling and Education), Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
Black Feminism at Twenty-One: Reflections on the Evolution of a National Community
583(3)
Barbara Ramsby
``Each Day I Go Home with a New Wound in My Heart''
586(4)
Miriam Ching Yoon Louie
Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence and Equality
590(8)
Jodi Gold
Susan Villari
Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future
598(8)
Jennifer Baumgardner
Amy Richards
Voices of Women's Studies Graduates: Real Life: Women's Studies in Action
606(5)
Lori Gross
Bringing Women's Studies to a Battered Women's Shelter
607(1)
Colleen Farrell
Becoming a Feminist Physician
608(3)
Sharon Thompson
Further Readings 611


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