Race, Class, and Gender An Anthology (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2000-07-31
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This best-selling anthology examines the interrelationship of race, class, and gender and explores how they have shaped the experiences of all people in the U.S. Drawing from an array of contemporary and historical readings, coupled with personal narratives from a diverse group of writers, this book helps students see the connections between personal experience and social institutions.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
About the Editorsp. xix
About the Contributorsp. xx
Introductionp. 1
Suggested Readingsp. 10
InfoTrac College Editionp. 11
Shifting the Center and Reconstructing Knowledgep. 13
Introductionp. 13
Suggested Readingsp. 20
InfoTrac College Editionp. 21
Shifting the Centerp. 23
Missing People and Others: Joining Together to Expand the Circlep. 23
La Guerap. 28
Report from the Bahamasp. 35
Angry Women Are Building: Issues and Struggles Facing American Indian Women Todayp. 44
Oppressionp. 48
A Different Mirrorp. 52
Conceptualizing Race, Class, and Genderp. 67
Introductionp. 67
Suggested Readingsp. 88
InfoTrac College Editionp. 89
Race and Racismp. 90
Something about the Subject Makes It Hard to Namep. 90
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences through Work in Women's Studies (1988)p. 95
Of Race and Riskp. 106
Seeing More Than Black and White: Latinos, Racism, and the Cultural Dividesp. 108
What White Supremacists Taught a Jewish Scholar about Identityp. 115
Race Mattersp. 119
Class and Inequalityp. 125
Tired of Playing Monopoly?p. 125
Wealth Mattersp. 134
Poverty as Race, Power, and Wealthp. 139
The Silenced Majority: Why the Average Working Person Has Disappeared from American Media and Culturep. 143
The Plight of Black Menp. 146
Moving Up with Kin and Community: Upward Social Mobility for Black and White Womenp. 156
Gender and Sexismp. 168
Gender through the Prism of Differencep. 168
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Differencep. 177
Understanding and Fighting Sexism: A Call to Menp. 185
Ideological Racism and Cultural Resistance: Constructing Our Own Imagesp. 191
"J.A.P."-Slapping: The Politics of Scapegoatingp. 201
A New Vision of Masculinityp. 205
Rethinking Institutionsp. 213
Introductionp. 213
Suggested Readingsp. 227
InfoTrac College Editionp. 228
Work and Economic Transformationp. 229
Economic Restructuring and Systems of Inequality at Century's Endp. 229
Race, Class, Gender, and Women's Worksp. 234
The Gap between Striving and Achieving: The Case of Asian American Womenp. 243
The Latino Population: The Importance of Economic Restructuringp. 251
Working Poor, Working Hardp. 259
The Armstrongs: An Oral History of a Homeless American Familyp. 263
Familiesp. 268
Our Mothers' Grief: Racial-Ethnic Women and the Maintenance of Familiesp. 268
The Diversity of American Familiesp. 289
Countering the Conspiracy to Ignore Black Girlsp. 296
Racial Safety and Cultural Maintenance: The Child Care Concerns of Employed Mothers of Colorp. 304
Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicityp. 314
Cultural Institutions and the Production of Ideasp. 322
Racist Stereotyping in the English Languagep. 322
Media Magic: Making Class Invisiblep. 333
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Mariap. 342
Masculinities and Athletic Careersp. 347
My Problem with Multi-cultural Educationp. 361
If Men Could Menstruatep. 365
State Institutions and Social Policyp. 368
The First Americans: American Indiansp. 368
Can Education Eliminate Race, Class, and Gender Inequality?p. 376
The Shredded Net: The End of Welfare as We Knew Itp. 389
Aid to Dependent Corporations: Exposing Federal Handouts to the Wealthyp. 395
Thoughts on Class, Race, and Prisonp. 400
Analyzing Social Issuesp. 405
Introductionp. 405
Suggested Readingsp. 417
InfoTrac College Editionp. 417
American Identitiesp. 419
"Is This a White Country, or What?"p. 419
Black Hispanics: The Ties That Bindp. 427
Optional Ethnicities: For Whites Only?p. 430
Crimes against Humanityp. 439
You're Short, Besides!p. 447
Time to Look and Listenp. 453
Sexualityp. 456
The Gender of Sexualityp. 456
A New Politics of Sexualityp. 466
Where Has Gay Liberation Gone?: An Interview with Barbara Smithp. 470
The Beauty Mythp. 474
Maiden Voyage: Excursion into Sexuality and Identity Politics in Asian Americap. 480
Getting Off on Feminismp. 488
Violence and Social Controlp. 497
The Harm That Has No Name: Street Harassment, Embodiment, and African American Womenp. 497
More Power Than We Want: Masculine Sexuality and Violencep. 508
The Police and the Black Malep. 514
Korean Americans vs. African Americans: Conflict and Constructionp. 519
Where Race and Gender Meet: Racism, Hate Crimes, and Pornographyp. 527
Making a Differencep. 531
Introductionp. 531
Suggested Readingsp. 538
InfoTrac College Editionp. 539
Coalition Politics: Turning the Centuryp. 540
The Boys and Girls of (Union) Summerp. 546
From the Ground Upp. 552
Taking Multicultural, Antiracist Education Seriously: An Interview with Enid Leep. 556
Women of Color on the Front Linep. 562
Having the Tools at Hand: Building Successful Multicultural Social Justice Organizationsp. 573
Indexp. 585
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