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Rereading America Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-09-13
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Examine the assumptions of American culture with a critical lens
With Rereading America’s focus on revisiting, defending, and challenging assumptions about American culture (such as “U.S. laws provide equal protection and justice for all”), you’ll grow as a critical thinker and writer.

Table of Contents

*Asterisks indicate new selections

Introduction: Thinking Critically, Challenging Cultural Myths
1. Equal Protection: Myths of Justice
*“The New Jim Crow,” Michelle Alexander
“The Case for Reparations,” Ta-Nehisi Coates
“How Immigrants Become ‘Other,’” Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Carola Suárez-Orozco
*“The Land Before Laws,” Dina Gilio-Whitaker
*Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Justice
*“Two Worlds,” Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac
From Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, Sheryll Cashin
*“The Accidental Citizen,” Parker J. Palmer

2. Learning Power: The Myth of Education and Empowerment
“Against School,” John Taylor Gatto
“‘I Just Wanna Be Average,’” Mike Rose
“Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City,” Nikole Hannah-Jones
Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Education and Empowerment
“Education: Attentional Disarray,” Sherry Turkle
*From Educated, Tara Westover
“Blurred Lines, Take Two,” Peggy Orenstein
“City of Broken Dreams,” Sara Goldrick-Rab

3. The Wired West: Myths of Progress on the Tech Frontier
“Our Future Selves,” Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
“Has the Smartphone Destroyed a Generation?” Jean M. Twenge
“Let’s Get Lost,” Kenneth Goldsmith
*“The Tech We Throw Away,” Tatiana Schlossberg
Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Wired Culture
*“Why Are Black and Latino People Still Kept Out of the Tech Industry?” Sam Dean and Johana Bhuiyan
“How We Sold Our Souls—and More—to the Internet Giants,” Bruce Schneier
“Big Data, Google, and the End of Free Will,” Yuval Noah Harari

4. Money and Success: The Myth of Individual Opportunity
“Class in America,” Gregory Mantsios
“Serving in Florida,” Barbara Ehrenreich
“From a Tangle of Pathology to a Race-Fair America,” Alan Aja, Daniel Bustillo, William Darity, Jr., and Darrick Hamilton
From How the other Half Banks, Mehrsa Baradaran
Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Individual Opportunity
“Framing Class, Vicarious Living, and Conspicuous Consumption,” Diana Kendall
“Why We Should Give Free Money to Everyone,” Rutger Bregman

5. True Women and Real Men: Myths of Gender
“How to Do Gender,” Lisa Wade and Myra Marx Ferree
From The Gender Knot: “Patriarchy,” Allan G. Johnson
*“The Gendered Waters in Which We Swim--the Pink and Blue Tsunami,” Gina Rippon
Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Gender
“Guys’ Club: No Faggots, Bitches, or Pussies Allowed,” Carlos Andrés Gómez
*“Blind Spots: On Subconscious Sex and Gender Entitlement,” Julia Serano
“Sisterhood Is Complicated,” Ruth Padawer
From Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change, Ellen K. Pao

6. Created Equal: Myths of Race
“Theories and Constructs of Race,” Linda Holtzman and Leon Sharpe
*“Definitions,” Ibram X. Kendi
*“How Does Race Shape the Lives of White People?” Robin DiAngelo
Visual Portfolio: Reading Images of Race
From Muslim Girl, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
*“The Reality of Asian American Oppression,” Rosalind S. Chou and Joe R. Feagin
*“Myths about Native Americans,” Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker
“Passport to the New West,” José Orduña

Index of Authors and Titles

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