The most widely used anthology of feminist writings and the first to incorporate issues of sexual orientation and sexual diversity,Feminist Frontiers has stood the test of time. With readings that cut across disciplines and generational lines,Feminist Frontiers presents the full diversity of women's issues and experiences,exploring their similarities as well as their differences. Feminist Frontiers offers analyses of the causes and consequences of gender inequality and introduces students to feminist theory and methodology. A sociological analysis opens each of the four Parts and eleven Sections of the book. Boxed inserts,with news articles,humor,and other writings from the popular press,complement the readings.
*Indicates new reading or boxed insertPREFACE PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Section One: Diversity and Difference 1. Oppression, Marilyn Frye 2. Distinctions in Western Women's Experience: Ethnicity, Class, and Social Change, Rosalinda Mendez Gonzalez 3. Where I Come From Is Like This, Paula Gunn Allen 4. The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House, Audre Lorde *5. Teaching About Being an Oppressor: Some Personal and Political Considerations, Steven P. Schacht Section Two: Theoretical Perspectives 6. "Night To His Day": The Social Construction of Gender, Judith Lorber 7. The Medical Construction of Gender, Suzanne Kessler *8. Some Group Matters: Intersectionality, Situated Standpoints, and Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins PART TWO: GENDER, CULTURE, AND SOCIALIZATION Section Three: Representation, Language, and Culture 9. Gender Stereotyping in the English Language, Laurel Richardson *10. Cosmetic Surgery: Paying for Your Beauty, Debra L. Gimlin (and more...)