Gender and Culture in America / Edition 2by Linda Stone, Nancy McKee, Nancy P. McKee
Pub. Date: 10/28/2001
This lively book uses a historical framework to address gender in America in terms of a set of dominant cultural themesexplaining how these themes both fluctuate over time, and are responded to in different ways by various ethnic groups and social classes. It encourages readers to consider gender in America as enmeshed in the country's distinctive cultural traditions. Chapter topics include a cultural history of American gender: 1600 to 1900; .a look at the twentieth century; coverage of native Americans, African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans; gender on the college campus; and themes and issues of American gender. For anyone interested in getting a better look at mainstream American cultural values concerning gender.
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Table of Contents1. Introduction.
2. A Cultural History of American Gender: 1600 to 1900.
3. The Twentieth Century.
4. Ethnic Minorities: Native Americans and African Americans.
5. Ethnic Minorities: Latinos and Asian Americans.
6. Gender on the College Campus.
7. American Gender: Themes and Issues.
Appendix 1: Survey Questionnaire.
Appendix 2: Tables Showing Survey Results.
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