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Gendered Voices, Feminist Visions

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-06-17
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR
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Gendered Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings, Seventh Edition, is a balanced collection of classic, conceptual, and experiential selections. Accessible and student-friendly, the readings reflect the great diversity of women's experiences. Framework essays provide context and connections for students, while features like learning activities, ideas for activism, and questions for discussion provide a strong pedagogical structure for the readings.

Author Biography

Susan M. Shaw is Director of the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Oregon State University.

Janet Lee is Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University.

Table of Contents

About the Authors

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Chapter 1: Women's and Gender Studies: Perspectives and Practices
What is Women's and Gender Studies (WGS)?
How Did WGS Originate?
What Were the Origins of Women's Rights Activism in the United States?
What is the Status of WGS on College Campuses Today?
What does WGS Have to do With Feminism?
What Are the Myths Associated with Feminism?
*1. Adrienne Rich, "Claiming an Education"
*2. Sara Ahmed, "Feminist Consciousness"
*3. New York Radical Women, "No More Miss America"
*4. Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards, "A Day Without Feminism"
*5. Kia M. Q. Hall, "A Transnational Black Feminist Framework"
*6. Christine Garcia, "In Defense of Latinx"
*7. Marge Piercy, "My Heroines"

Chapter 2: Systems of Privilege and Inequality
Difference, Hierarchy, and Systems of Privilege and Inequality
Discourse, Power, and Knowledge
*8. Patricia Hill Collins, "Toward a New Vision"
*9. Vivian M. May, "Intersectionality,"
*10. Audre Lorde, "There is No Hierarchy of Oppression"
*11. Gina Crosley-Corcoran, " Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person"
*12. Robert Bird and Frank Newport, "What Determines How Americans Perceive Their Social Class?"
*13. Evin Taylor, "Cisgender Privilege"
*14. Ellie Mamber, "Don't Laugh, It's Serious, She Says"
*15. Teodor Mladenor, "Disability and Social Justice"
*16. Jim Ferris "Poems with Disabilities"

Chapter 3: Learning Gender
Gender, Culture, and Biology
Gender Fluidity
Gender Ranking
*17. Anne Fausto-Sterling, "The Five Sexes, Revisited"
*18. Judith Lorber, "The Social Construction of Gender"
*19. Sabine Lang, "Native American Men-Women, Lesbians, Two-Spirits"
*20. Arvind Dilawar, "The Connection between White Men, Aggrievement, and Mass Shootings"
21. Nellie Wong, "When I Was Growing Up"
*22. T. J. Jourian, "Trans*forming College Masculinities"

Chapter 4: Inscribing Gender on the Body
The Social Construction of the Body
The "Beauty" Ideal
Eating Disorders
Negotiating "Beauty" Ideals
*23. Joan Jacobs Brumberg, "Breast Buds and the 'Training' Bra"
24. Gloria Steinem, "If Men Could Menstruate"*
*25. Nicole Danielle Schott, "Race, Online Space and the Feminine: Unmapping Black Girl Thinspiration"
*26. Minh-Ha T. Pham, "I Click and Post and Breathe, Waiting for Others to See What I See"
*27. Jennifer L. Brady, et al., "Asian American Women's Body Image Experiences"
*28. Susie Orbach, "Fat is Still a Feminist Issue"
*29. Jamie Lindemann Nelson, "Understanding Transgender and Medically Assisted Gender Transition"

Chapter 5: Media and Culture
Digital Technologies
Contemporary Music and Music Videos
Print Media
Literature and the Arts
*30. Virginia Woolf, "Thinking about Shakespeare's Sister"
*31. Emily Dickinson, "The Wife"
*32. Audre Lorde, "Poetry is Not a Luxury"
*33. Emma Turley and Jenny Fisher, "Tweeting Back While Shouting Back"
*34. Ella Fegitz and Daniela Pirani, "The Sexual Politics of Veggies"
*35. Sherri Williams, "Cardi B"
*36. Judith Taylor, Josee Johnston, and Krista Whitehead, "A Corporation in Feminist Clothing"

Chapter 6: Sex, Power, and Intimacy
The Social Construction of Sexuality
The Politics of Sexuality
37. Jessica Valenti, "The Cult of Virginity"*
*38. Ellen Bass, "Gate C22"
*39. Charlene Muehlenhard et al, "The Complexities of Sexual Consent"
*40. Carl Collison, "Queer Muslim Women are Making Salaam with Who They Are"
*41. Janice M. Gould, "Lesbian Landscape"
*42. Francis Ray White, "The Future of Fat Sex"
43. Kimberly Springer, "Queering Black Female Heterosexuality"*

Chapter 7: Health and Reproductive Justice
Health and Wellness
Reproductive Justice
*44. Jallicia Jolly, "On Forbidden Wombs"
*45. Sarah Combellick-Bidney, "Reproductive Rights as Human Rights"
*46. Aisha Wagner, "Doctors Need to Talk Openly about Race-Our Patients Depend on It"
*47. Don Operario and Tooru Nemoto,"On Being Transnational and Transgender"
*48. Richard Horton, "Racism-The Pathology We Choose to Ignore"
*49. Kate Horowitz, "Performance of a Lifetime"

Chapter 8: Family Systems, Family Lives
Definitions of Family
Institutional Connections
Power and Family Relationships
*50. Emma Goldman, "Marriage and Love"
*51. Katherine Goldstein, "Where are the Mothers"
*52. Ken Knight, et al, "The Kids are OK"
*53. Leila Schochet, "Immigration Policies are Harming Children"
*54. Katherine Zeininger, Mellisa Holtzman, & Rachel Kraus, "The Reciprocal Relationships Between Religion"
*55. Ashley McKinless, "Beyond the Wall"
*56. Mohja Kahf, "My Grandmother Washes Her Feet in the Sink of the Bathroom at Sears"

Chapter 9: Work Inside and Outside the Home
Unpaid Labor in the Home
Paid Labor
*57. Sharlene Hesse-Biber and Gregg Lee Carter, "A Brief History of Working Women"
*58. Corinne Schwarz, Emily J. Kennedy, and Hannah Britton, "Aligned Across Difference"
*59. Vesselina Stefanova Ratcheva and Saadia Zahid, "Which Country Will Be the First to Close the Gender Gap?"
*60. Anna Swartz, "This is the Hidden Financial Cost of Being an LGBTQ American in 2017"
*61. Rose Hackman, "Women are Just Better at this Stuff"
*62. Charlotte Higgins, "The Age of Patriarchy"

Chapter 10: Resisting Gender Violence
Sexual Assault and Rape
Physical Abuse
*63. Andrea Smith, "Beyond the Politics of Inclusion"
*64. Mariah Lockwood, "She Said"
*65. Emilie Linder, "Gender Aspects of Human Trafficking"
*66. Homa Khaleeli, "#SayHerName"
*67. Chelsea Spencer, et al, "Why Sexual Assault Survivors Do Not Report to Universities"
*68. Nadje Al-Ali, "Sexual Violence in Iraq"
*69. Debra Anne Davis, "Betrayed by the Angel"
*70. Grace Caroline Bridges, "Lisa's Ritual, Age 10"

Chapter 11: State, Law, and Social Policy
Government and Representation
Public Policy
The Criminal Justice System
The Military
*71. Susan B. Anthony, "Constitutional Argument"
*72. Angela N. Gist "I Knew America Was Not Ready for a Women to be President"
*73. Jennifer Greenberg, "New Military Femininities"
*74. Margot Wallstrom, "Speech on Sweden's Feminist Foreign Policy"
*75. Brenda Della Casa, "What It Feels Like to be on Welfare"
*76. Kate Storey, "Inside the Lives of White Supremacist Women"

Chapter 12: Religion and Spirituality
Religion as Oppressive to Women
Religion as Empowering to Women
Gender and God-Language
Reinterpreting, Reconstructing, and Decolonizing Traditions
Creating New Spiritual Traditions
*77. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "Introduction to The Woman's Bible"
*78. Kaylin Haught, "God Says Yes to Me"
*79. Karen McCarthy Brown, "Fundamentalism and the Control of Women"
*80. Jessica Finnigan and Nancy Ross, "I'm a Mormon Feminist"
*81. Kathryn LaFever, "Buddhist Nuns in Nepal"
*82. An Interview with Syafa Almirzanah, "The Prophet's Daughters"
*83. Yitzhak Reiter, "Feminists in the Temple of Orthodoxy"
*84. Kelly Brown Douglas, "How Evangelicals Became White"
*85. Allyson Dean and Whitney J. Archer, "Transgressing the Father Figure"

Chapter 13: Activism, Change, and Feminist Futures
The Promise of Feminist Education
Future Visions
*86. Byron Hurt, "Feminist Men"
*87. Li Maizi, "I Went to Jail for Handing out Feminist Stickers in China"
*88. Teresa Velasquez, "Mestiza Women's Anti-Mining Activism in Andean Ecuador"
*89. Lucas Platero and Esther Ortega-Arjonilla, "Building Coalitions"
*90. Laurie Penny, "Most Women You Know are Angry"
*91. Yvette Alex-Assensoh, "What's Love Got to Do with It?"
*92. Jenny Joseph, "Warning"

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