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Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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Summary

As a leading introductory women's studies reader, Shaw and Lee's Women's Voices, Feminist Visionsoffers an excellent balance of classic, conceptual, and experiential selections including new contemporary readings. This student-friendly text provides short and accessible readings reflecting the diversity of women's experiences. With each new edition, the authors keep the framework essays and selections of readings fresh and interesting for students.

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Women’s Studies: Perspectives and Practices

What Is Women’s Studies?

How Did Women’s Studies Come About?

What Were the Origins of Women’s Rights Activism in the United States?

What Is the Status of Women’s Studies on College Campuses Today?

What Does Women’s Studies Have to Do with Feminism?

What Are the Myths Associated with Feminism?

1 ADRIENNE RICH | Claiming an Education
2 BEVERLY GUY-SHEFTALL AND BONNIE THORNTON DILL | Forty Years of Women's Studies: Origins and Intersections
3 JANE O'REILLY | The Housewife's Moment of Truth
4 JENNIFER BAUMGARDNER AND AMY RICHARDS | A Day Without Feminism
5 BELL HOOKS | Feminist Politics: Where We Stand
6 CV HARQUAIL | Facebook for Women vs. Facebook Designed by Feminists: Different vs. Revolutionary
7 ANNA QUINDLEN | Still Needing the F Word
8 MARGE PIERCY | My Heroines

Discussion Questions for Chapter 1

Suggestions for Further Reading

2 Systems of Privilege and Inequality

Difference, Hierarchy, and Systems of Privilege and Inequality

Institutions

Ideology

9 PATRICIA HILL COLLINS | Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection
10 MARILYN FRYE | Oppression
11 AUDRE LORDE| There Is No Hierarchy of Oppression
12 SUZANNE PHARR | Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism
13 PEGGY MCINTOSH | White Privilege and Male Privilege
14 CHERRÍE MORAGA | What's Race Gotta Do with It?
15 FELICE YESKEL | Opening Pandora's Box: Adding Classism to the Agenda
16 ELLIE MAMBER | Don't Laugh, It's Serious, She Says
17 SUSAN WENDELL | The Social Construction of Disability
18 JUNE JORDAN | Report from the Bahamas

Discussion Questions for Chapter 2

Suggestions for Further Reading

3 Learning Gender

Biology and Culture

Masculinity

Femininity

Gender Ranking

19 ANNE FAUSTO-STERLING | The Five Sexes, Revisited
20 JUDITH LORBER | The Social Construction of Gender
21 CORDEILA FINE | Unraveling Hardwiring
22 EVELYN BLACKWOOD | Trans Identities and Contigent Masculinities: Being Tombois in Everyday Practice
23 DAVID WEXLER | Shame-O-Phobia
24 NELLIE WONG | When I Was Growing Up
25 ISIS H. SETTLES, JENNIFER S. PRATT-HYATT, AND NICOLE BUCHANAN | Through the Lens of Race: Black and White Women's Perception of Womanhood
26 DEBRA ROSENBERG | (Rethinking) Gender

Discussion Questions for Chapter 3

Suggestions for Further Reading

4 Sex, Power, and Intimacy

The Social Construction of Sexuality

The Politics of Sexuality

Intimacies

27 JESSICA VALENTI | The Cult of Virginity
28 bell hooks | Romance: Sweet Love
29 JENNIFER BAUMGARDNER | What Is Bisexuality?
30 ELLEN BASS | Gate C22
31 LEILA RUPP | A World of Difference
32 PAULA GUNN ALLEN | Some Like Indians Endure
33 ELISA ALBERT | I'm Gonna Wash That King Right Out of My Hair
34 ANDREA SMITH | Dismantling Hierarchy, Queering Society
35 KIMBERLY SPRINGER | Queering Black Female Heterosexuality

Discussion Questions for Chapter 4

Suggestions for Further Reading

5 Inscribing Gender on the Body

Bodies, Nature, and Women

The “Beauty” Ideal

Eating Disorders

Resisting “Beauty” Ideals

36 JOAN JACOBS BRUMBERG | Breast Buds and the “Training” Bra
37 GLORIA STEINEM | If Men Could Menstruate
38 AIMEE MULLINS | Prosthetic Power
39 MARNI GROSSMAN | Beating Anorexia and Gaining Feminism
40 LISA R. RUBIN, MAKO L. FITTS, AND ANNE E. BECKER | Body Ethics and Aesthetics Among African American and Latina Women
41 ROSE WEITZ | What We Do for Love
42 LISA MIYA-JERVIS | Hold That Nose
43 COURTNEY E. MARTIN | Love Your Fat Self
44 JONATHAN WATTS | China’s Cosmetic Surgery Craze
45 SIMONE WEIL DAVIS | Designer Vaginas

Discussion Questions for Chapter 5

Suggestions for Further Reading

6 Health and Reproductive Rights

Health and Wellness

Reproductive Choice

46 MARGARET SANGER | My Fight for Birth Control
47 ELEANOR COONEY | The Way It Was
48 JOHN E. LEWIS, MARIA-JOSE MIGUEZ-BURBANO, AND ROBERT M. MALOW | HIV Risk Behavior Among College Students in the United States
49 NANCY FUGATE WOODS | A Global Health Imperative
50 JENNIFER PARKS | Rethinking Radical Politics in the Context of Assisted Reproductive Technology
51 JAEL SILLMAN, MARLENE GERBER FRIED, LORETTA ROSS, AND ELENA R. GUTIÉRREZ | Women of Color and Their Struggle for Reproductive Justice
52 SELDON MCCURRIE | Eyes on the Prize

Discussion Questions for Chapter 6

Suggestions for Further Reading

7 Family Systems, Family Lives

Definitions of Family

Institutional Connections

Power and Family Relationships

Mothering

53 EMMA GOLDMAN | Marriage and Love
54 LISA MIYA-JERVIS | Who Wants to Marry a Feminist?
55 HEIDI BRUGGINK | Don't Give Up Your Day Job: Leslie Bennetts on The Feminine Mistake
56 CHARLENE GOMES | Partners as Parents: Challenges Faced by Gays Denied Marriage
57 JOEL PRESTON SMITH | Hardscrabble Salvation
58 BETH SCHWARTZAPFEL | Lullabies Behind Bars
59 MAYA ANGELOU | Our Grandmothers

Discussion Questions for Chapter 7

Suggestions for Further Reading

8 Women’s Work Inside and Outside the Home

Unpaid Labor in the Home

Paid Labor

60 PAT MAINARDI | The Politics of Housework
61 SHARLENE HESSE-BIBER AND GREGG LEE CARTER | A Brief History of Working Women
62 BARBARA EHRENREICH | Maid to Order: The Politics of Other Women’s Work
63 MOMO CHANG | Color Me Nontoxic
64 MARTHA BURK | Power Plays: Six Ways the Male Corporate Elite Keeps Women Out
65 CARRIE N. BAKER | The Women’s Movement Against Sexual Harassment
66 CAROL LEIGH | The Strange Relationship Between Feminism and Sex Work

Discussion Questions for Chapter 8

Suggestions for Further Reading

9 Women Confronting and Creating Culture

Digital Technologies

Television

The Movies

Contemporary Music and Music Videos

Print Media

Literature and the Arts

67 VIRGINIA WOOLF | Thinking About Shakespeare’s Sister
68 EMILY DICKINSON | The Wife
69 MELISSA SUE KORT | Jane Addiction
70 AUDRE LORDE | Poetry Is Not a Luxury
71 SUSAN DOUGLAS | Enlightened Sexism
72 AYA DE LEON | If Women Ran Hip Hop
73 CARLEN LAVIGNE | Death Wore Black Chiffon: Sex and Gender in CSI
74 JOAN ACOCELLA AND JOHANNAH COUSINS | Singing and Dancing with Gender: Two Essays on Reality TV
75 AMANDA LENHART | Sexting
76 ALISON PIEPMEIER | Bad Girl, Good Girl: Zines Doing Feminism

Discussion Questions for Chapter 9

Suggestions for Further Reading

10 Resisting Violence Against Women

Rape

Battering and Physical Abuse

Incest

Pornography

77 ANDREA SMITH | Beyond the Politics of Inclusion: Violence Against Women of Color and Human Rights
78 MARIAH LOCKWOOD | She Said
79 MIMI SWARTZ | The Lost Girls
80 DEBRA ANNE DAVIS | Betrayed by the Angel: What Happens When Violence Knocks and Politeness Answers?
81 TAKYIWAA MANUH AND ADOLF AWUKU BEKOE | Confronting Violence
82 DONNA ST. GEORGE | Textual Harassment
83 GRACE CAROLINE BRIDGES | Lisa’s Ritual, Age 10
84 NILANJANA S. ROY, JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, AND NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Rape and War: Three Essays on a Theme

Discussion Questions for Chapter 10

Suggestions for Further Reading

11 State, Law, and Social Policy

Government and Representation

Women and the Law

Public Policy

The Criminal Justice System

The Military

85 SUSAN B. ANTHONY | Constitutional Argument
86 GAYLYNN BURROUGHS | Too Poor to Parent
87 LIBBY SANDER AND DAVID MOLTZ | Title IX Update: Two Essays
88 ANDREA DOYLE HUGMEYER | Delinquent Girls
89 HELEN BENEDICT | The Plight of Women Soldiers
90 SHAHNAZ KHAN | From Rescue to Recognition: Rethinking the Afghan Conflict
91 ALEKSANDRA DJAJIC-HORVÁTH | First Morning in Exile

Discussion Questions for Chapter 11

Suggestions for Further Reading

12 Religion and Spirituality

Religion as Oppressive to Women

Religion as Empowering to Women

Women and God-Language

Reinterpreting, Reconstructing, and Decolonizing Traditions

Creating New Spiritual Traditions

92 ELIZABETH CADY STANTON | Introduction to The Woman’s Bible
93 KAYLIN HAUGHT | God Says Yes to Me
94 KAREN MCCARTHY BROWN | Fundamentalism and the Control of Women
95 SYLVIA MARCOS | Decolonizing Religious Beliefs
96 AN INTERVIEW WITH SYAFA ALMIRZANAH | The Prophet's Daughter
97 JUDITH PLASKOW | Standing Again at Sinai
98 ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER | Everywoman Her Own Theology
99 CARYN D. RISWOLD | Feminist Questions of Christianity
100 MEGAN SWEAS | Catholic and Feminist: You Got a Problem with That?

Discussion Questions for Chapter 12

Suggestions for Further Reading

13 Activism, Change, and Feminist Futures

The Promise of Feminist Education

Activism

Future Visions

101 LISA MARIE HOGELAND | Fear of Feminism: Why Young Women Get the Willies
102 PHYLLIS ROSSER | Too Many Women in College?
103 MICHAEL KIMMEL | Real Men Join the Movement
104 NATALIE MERCHANT | Wonder
105 RUTH ROSEN | Epilogue: Beyond Backlash
106 KATHA POLLITT | Amber Waves of Blame
107 MOYA BAILEY AND ALEXIS PAULINE GUMBS | We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For
108 JENNY JOSEPH | Warning

Discussion Questions for Chapter 13

Suggestions for Further Reading

Credits

Index



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