Feminist Frontiers / Edition 4by Laurel W. Richardson, Nancy Whittier, Verta A. Taylor, Nancy Whittier
Pub. Date: 09/28/1996
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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 womenAEs 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 11 Sections of the book. Boxed inserts,with news articles,humor,and other writings from the popular press,complement the readings. New co-editor Nancy Whittier brings the perspective of the newest generation of feminist scholars to the text.
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Table of ContentsPART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Section One: Diversity and Difference
1. Marilyn Frye, "Oppression"
2. Rosalinda Mendez Gonzalez, "Distinctions in Western Women's Experience: Ethnicity, Class, and Social Change"
3. Paula Gunn Allen, "Where I Come From Is Like This"
BOXED INSERT: Sojourner Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?"
4. R.W. Connell, "Hegemonic Masculinity and Emphasized Femininity"
5. Audre Lorde, "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House"
6. Gloria Yamato, "Something About the Subject Makes It Hard to Name"
Section Two: Feminist Perspectives
7. Judith Lorber, "aeNight To His Day': The Social Construction of Gender"
8. Judith Shapiro, "Transsexualism: Reflections on the Persistence of Gender and the Mutability of Sex"
9. Evelyn Nakano Glenn, "From Servitude to Service Work: Historical Continuities in the Racial Division of Paid Reproductive Labor"
10. Adrienne Rich, "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence"
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