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Women: Images & Realities, A Multicultural Anthology,9780073127644

Women: Images & Realities, A Multicultural Anthology

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Pub. Date:
11/2/2006
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This best-selling anthology is a unique introduction to feminism and women's studies. It 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 fostering change.

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Introduction
1(6)
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(4)
Michael Kimmel
Have You Ever Heard of Asian-American Feminists?
28(1)
Stacey G. H. Yap
Voices of Women's Studies Students
29(5)
Women's Studies as a Growth Process
29(1)
Danista Hunte
Finding My Latina Identity Through Women's Studies
30(1)
Luana Ferreira
What Women's Studies Has Meant to Me
31(1)
Lucita Woodis
Why Women's Studies?
32(1)
Deborah Halstead Lennon
Women's Studies: A Man's Perspective
33(1)
Evan Weissman
Women's Studies as Women's History
34(7)
Marilyn J. Boxer
The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles
40(1)
Emily Martin
Becoming a Woman in Our Society
41(74)
Dominant Ideas About Women
45(1)
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
TAP: The New Antisemitic Code Word
59(1)
Francine Klagsbrun
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
Girls: ``We Are the Ones Who Can Make a Change!''
67(2)
Ana Grossman
Emma Peters-Axtell
not a pretty girl
69(2)
Ani Di Franco
Learning Gender
70(1)
The Gift
71(1)
Murielle Minard
klaus barbie, and other dolls i'd like to see
72(3)
Susan Jane Gilman
An Educator's Primer on the Gender War
75(9)
David Sadker
Reality Versus Perception
82(1)
Jo Sanders
Sarah Cotton Nelson
Checklist for Inclusive Teaching
82(2)
Mercilee Jenkins
The Sexual Politics of Interpersonal Behavior
84(9)
Nancy Henley
Jo Freeman
Teen Mags: How to Get a Guy, Drop 20 Pounds, and Lose Your Self-Esteem
93(3)
Anastasia Higginbotham
The Unreal World
96(3)
Jennifer L. Pozner
No Respect: Gender Politics and Hip-Hop
99(6)
Johnnetta Cole
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Mutineers in Mainstream Music: Heralds of a New Feminist Wave?
105(3)
Naomi Weisstein
Video
108(1)
India.Arie
X: A Fabulous Child's Story
108(7)
Lois Gould
Gender and Women's Bodies
115(54)
Female Beauty
119(1)
The Beauty Myth
120(5)
Naomi Wolf
When I Was Growing Up
125(1)
Nellie Wong
To Other Women Who Were Ugly Once
126(1)
Ines Hernandez-Avila
Nose Is a Country . . . I Am the Second Generation
127(2)
Aishe Berger
Homage to My Hair
129(1)
Lucille Clifton
Our Crown, Our Glory, Our Roots
129(1)
Meah Clay
The Body Politic
130(4)
Abra Fortune Chernik
Breaking the Model
134(4)
Graciela (Chely) Rodriguez
Revenge Against the Scale
137(1)
Jennifer Ollendorf
The Fat Girl Rules the World
138(1)
July Siebecker
Homage to My Hips
139(2)
Lucille Clifton
Sexuality and Relationships
140(1)
Lusting for Freedom
141(3)
Rebecca Walker
``We Don't Sleep Around Like White Girls Do'': Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina-American Lives
144(8)
Yen Le Espiritu
Esta Risa No Es De Loca
152(4)
Caridad Souza
Demanding a Condom
155(1)
Kat Doud
Pleasures
156(1)
Diane Hugs
Loving Another Woman
156(5)
Anne Koedt
In Search of the Elusive Orgasm
161(4)
Lori L. Tharps
Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me
165(4)
Robyn Ochs
Institutions that Shape Women's Lives
169(140)
Women and Work
179(1)
An Overview of Women and Work
180(5)
Ellen Bravo
Gloria Santa Anna
Linda Meric
Gender Segregation and Pay Differentials in Occupations
185(1)
Questions and Answers on Pay Equity
185(3)
Office Double Standards
188(1)
The Politics of Housework
188(3)
The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued
191(3)
Ann Crittenden
Friendly for Whose Family?
194(3)
Betty Holcomb
9to 5: Organizing Low-Wage Women
197(5)
Ellen Bravo
Gloria Santa Anna
Linda Meric
Going Public
201(1)
Ellen Bravo
Sexual Harassment
202(2)
Ellen Bravo
Sexual Harassment and the Law
204(2)
Arlene Foy Reynolds
Unions Benefit Working Women
206(1)
In Case of Sexual Harassment: A Guide for Women Students
206(2)
Bernice Sandler
``Each Day I Go Home with a New Wound in My Heart''
208(4)
Miriam Ching Yoon Louie
Women
212(2)
Alice Walker
Women, the Law, and Social Policy
213(1)
Women and the Law
214(3)
Kristian Miccio
Unequal: A Global Perspective on Women Under the Law
217(3)
Jessica Neuwirth
How to Bring Children Up Without Putting Women Down
220(6)
Ann Crittendon
European Child-Care: Policies and Programs
226(1)
Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen
Andrew Scharlach
Exploding the Stereotypes: Welfare
226(5)
Rita Henley Jensen
New Welfare Regime, Same Single-Mother Poverty Problems
231(6)
Randy Albelda
If I Survive, It Will Be Despite Welfare Reform
237(4)
Tonya Mitchell
Women in Sport: A Journey Toward Equality
241(3)
Pat Griffin
Women and the Family
243(1)
Family and Women's Lives
244(6)
Susan Lehrer
Seventeen Syllables
250(7)
Hisaye Yamamoto
A Long Story
257(4)
Beth Brant
Elena
261(1)
Pat Mora
``Don't You Talk About My Mama!''
261(4)
June Jordan
Working at Single Bliss
265(6)
Mary Helen Washington
A Marriage Agreement
271(3)
Alix Kates Shulman
Why We're Not Getting Married
274(3)
Martha Ackelssberg
Judith Plaskow
Women and Religion
276(1)
My Church Threw Me Out
277(3)
Mary Ann Sorrentino
Reactions to a Woman Rabbi
280(1)
Laura Geller
Christian Fundamentalism: Patriarchy, Sexuality, and Human Rights
281(6)
Susan D. Rose
The Black Church: What's the Word?
287(8)
Johnnetta Cole
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Rethinking Women's Issues in Muslim Communities
295(3)
Kecia Ali
Revelations
298(5)
Linda Villarosa
In Her Own Image
303(6)
Rose Solari
Health and Reproductive Justice
309(66)
The Health Care System
316(1)
The Politics of Women's Health in the United States
317(7)
Women Speak Out About the Health Care System
324(1)
Uninsured, Exposed and at Risk---But Not Powerless
324(4)
Lourdes A. Rivera
Mandatory Doctor's Visit
328(3)
Diane Hugs
The Feminization of AIDS
331(3)
Marielena Zuniga
``Necessity Was the Midwife of Our Politics''
334(4)
Deborah R. Grayson
Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
338(5)
Jael Silliman
Marlene Fried
Loretta Ross
Elena Gutierrez
Gyno to Lesbo chats
341(1)
For Better Lesbian Health, Fewer Barriers to Care
342(1)
Leah Thayer
Breast Cancer Activism: Moving Beyond the Mammography Debate
343(5)
Sabrina Mccormick
Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths Debunked
345(2)
Reproductive Justice
347(1)
Abortion: Is a Woman a Person?
348(3)
Ellen Willis
Lost Women Song
351(1)
Ani Difranco
Talking with the Enemy
351(6)
Anne Fowler
Nicki Nichols Gamble
Frances X. Hogan
Melissa Kogut
Madeline Mccomish
Barbara Thorp
Prochoice Prolife
356(1)
Parental Consent Laws: Are They a ``Reasonable Compromise''?
357(2)
Mike Males
Testimony of William Bell (on Raised Bill #5447)
359(1)
Using Pregnancy to Control Women
360(5)
Ruth Hubbard
Killing the Black Body
365(2)
Dorothy Roberts
Abortion in the U.S.: Barriers to Access
367(8)
Marlene Gerber Fried
The Differences Among US: Divisions and Connections
375(102)
``Take a Closer Look:'' Racism in Women's Lives
380(1)
Defining Racism; ``Can We Talk?''
380(5)
Beverly Daniel Tatum
Codes of Conduct
385(2)
Adrienne Su
Salad
387(1)
Janice Mirikitani
I Am Not Your Princess
387(1)
Chrystos
Take a Closer Look
388(1)
Carrie Castro
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
388(4)
Peggy Mcintosh
An Autobiography (excerpt)
392(2)
Angela Davis
The Legacy of Class
394(1)
Tired of Playing Monopoly?
394(4)
Donna Langston
Sisters
398(10)
Barbara Neely
Jewish and Working Class
408(3)
Bernice Mennis
Poverty, Hopelessness and Hope
411(3)
Kendall A. Johnson
Grace Paley Reading
414(2)
Toi Derricotte
``Are You Some Kind of Dyke?'' The Perils of Heterosexism
415(1)
Homophobia and Sexism
416(4)
Suzanne Pharr
Cat
420(3)
Julie Blackwomon
Chicana Lesbians: Fear and Loathing in the Chicano Community
423(4)
Carla Trujillo
Livin'in a Gay Family
427(3)
Megan Mcguire
I Lost It at the Movies
430(2)
Jewelle Gomez
Courage from Necessity
432(2)
Mr. Barb Greve
Older, Wiser, and Marginalized: Ageism in Women's Lives
434(1)
Older Women: The Realities
434(4)
The Women in the Tower
438(5)
Cynthia Rich
The Day Nani Fell and I Wasn't There to Catch Her
443(1)
Anna Marie Quevedo
Over the Hill and Out of Sight
444(4)
Janice Keaffaber
She Who Once Was
446(1)
Rebecca Mcclanahan
Understanding and Valuing Difference
447(1)
Rights, Realities, and Issues of Women with Disabilities
448(6)
Laura Hershey
Beside My Sister, Facing the Enemy
453(1)
Mari Matsuda
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
454(5)
Audre Lorde
Fence Sitters, Switch Hitters, and Bi-Bi Girls: An Exploration of Hapa and Bisexual Identities
459(5)
Beverly Yuen Thompson
Boundaries: Arab/American
464(4)
Lisa Suhair Majaj
Why Race Matters to a White Dyke
468(1)
Nell Geiser
Bringing the Global Home
469(7)
Charlotte Bunch
Friday Night
476(1)
Linda Hogan
Violence Against Women
477(58)
Violence Against Women in Intimate Relationships
481(1)
Battering: Who's Going to Stop It?
482(6)
Ann Jones
The Club
488(1)
Mitsuye Yamada
Countdown
488(5)
Lanette Fisher-Hertz
La Princesa
493(3)
Latina Anonima
Violence in Intimate Relationships: a Feminist Perspective
495(1)
Bell Hooks
Holding Up More Than Half the Heavens
496(2)
Margaretta Wan Lin
Cheng Imm Tan
Bringing Women's Studies to a Battered Women's Shelter
498(1)
Colleen Farrell
Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls
499(1)
Rape: The All-American Crime
499(8)
Susan Griffin
Rape Law Reform
506(1)
Amy Silvestro
Whose Body Is It, Anyway?
507(3)
Pamela Fletcher
High-School Gauntlet
510(1)
Rachel
With No Immediate Cause
510(1)
Ntozake Shange
Naming and Studying Acquaintance Rape
511(7)
Peggy Reeves Sanday
Rape and Gender Violence: From Impunity to Accountability in International Law
518(2)
Rhonda Copelon
Stronger Than You Know
520(2)
Rachel Modell
Protecting Male Abusers and Punishing the Women Who Confront Them: The Current Status of Child Sex Abuse in America
522(6)
Lanette Fisher-Hertz
Making Sense of the Experience of Incest Survivors
528(5)
Peri L. Rainbow
Bubba Esther, 1888
533(2)
Ruth Whitman
Changing Our World
535(102)
Feminism as a Social Movement
540(2)
The First and Second Waves of Feminism in the U.S.
542(6)
Amy Kesselman
The Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention, 1848
548(4)
Sojourner Truth's Defense of the Rights of Women
551(1)
What Feminism Means to Me
552(1)
George Middleton
Consciousness Raising: A Radical Weapon
553(2)
Kathie Sarachild
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective
555(3)
Susan Brownmiller
The Making of the Vanguard Center: Black Feminist Emergence in the 1960s and 1970s
558(7)
Benita Roth
The Development of Chicana Feminist Discourse
565(8)
Alma M. Garcia
Thoughts on Indian Feminism
573(2)
Kate Shanley
Presenting the Blue Goddess: Toward a National Pan-Asian Feminist Agenda
575(2)
Sonia Shah
Blame It on Feminism
577(6)
Susan Faludi
Whose Security?
583(4)
Charlotte Bunch
The Globetrotting Sneaker
587(4)
Cynthia Enloe
Transnational Collaboration in Support of Sweatshop Workers
591(6)
Union Organizing in El Salvador: In Solidarity with US Students
591(1)
Sonia Beatriz Lara
United Students Against Sweatshops
592(4)
Women Organizing: Many Issues, Many Voices
596(1)
Struggles of Responsibility
597(2)
Winona Laduke
style no. 1
599(1)
Sonia Sanchez
Becoming the Third Wave
599(2)
Rebecca Walker
The Lactivists
601(1)
Black Feminism at Twenty-One: Reflections on the Evolution of a National Community
601(5)
Barbara Ramsby
Voices
606(5)
``Sister''
610(1)
Cris Williamson
Construction Workers, Subway Creeps, and Other Daily Hazards: Confronting Harassers in the Community
611(2)
Martha Langelan
Domestic Workers Organize in the Global City
613(5)
Ai-Jen Poo
Eric Tang
Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence and Equality
618(9)
Jodi Gold
Susan Villari
Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future
627(5)
Jennifer Baumgardner
Amy Richards
Voices of Women's Studies Graduates
632(1)
Real Life: Women's Studies in Action
632(5)
Lori Gross
Becoming a Feminist Physician
633(1)
Sharon Thompson
A Women Studies Graduate Goes to Africa
634(3)
Further Readings 637
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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