Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities / Edition 1

Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities / Edition 1

by Joan Z. Spade, Catherine G. Valentine

ISBN-10: 0534575846

ISBN-13: 9780534575847

Pub. Date: 06/06/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This reader consisting of 53 articles on a broad range of issues relating to the study of gender. The reader may be used equally as well as a stand-alone text or as a supplementary text in a course on gender.  See more details below


This reader consisting of 53 articles on a broad range of issues relating to the study of gender. The reader may be used equally as well as a stand-alone text or as a supplementary text in a course on gender.

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Cengage Learning
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The Wadsworth Sociology Reader Ser.
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Older Edition
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7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART I - PRISMS. 1. THE PRISM OF GENDER. 1. Whos on Top? - Kate Bornstein. 2. Sexing the Intersexed: An Analysis of Sociocultural Responses to Intersexuality - Sharon E Preves. 3. The Trouble with Testosterone - Robert Sapolsky. 4. What It Means to Be Gendered Me - Betsy Lucal. 5. Multiple Genders among North American Indians - Serena Nanda. 2. THE INTERACTION OF GENDER WITH OTHER SOCIALLY CONSTRUCTED PRISMS. 6. White Privilege and Male Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack - Peggy McIntosh. 7. Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection - Patricia Hill Collins. 8. Race, Gender, and Class in the Lives of Asian Americans - Yen L. Espiritu. 9. "Macho:" Contemporary Conceptions - Alfredo Mirande. 10. Identity Politics in the Womens Movement - Barbara Ryan. 3. GENDER AND THE PRISM OF CULTURE. 11. Girl Without a Sex - Ho Xuan Huong. 12. "Its Only a Penis": Rape, Feminism, and Difference - Christine Helliwell. 13. Revisiting "Woman-Woman Marriage" - Wairimu Ngaruiya and William E. OBrien. 14. Gender and Power - Maria Alexandra Lepowsky. 15. Maria, A Portuguese Fisherwoman - Sally cole. Topics for Further Examination. PART II - PATTERNS. 4. LEARNING AND DOING GENDER. 16. Playing the Gender Transgression Zone: Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood - C. Shawn McGuffey and B. Lindsay Rich. 17. Schooling for Inequality - Dorothy E. Smith. 18. The Chilly Climate: Subtle Ways in Which Women are Often Treated Differently at Work and in Classrooms - Bernice R. Sandler. 19. College Gender Gap Stirs Old Bias - Ellen Goodman. 20. Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity - Ann Arnett Ferguson. 21. My Life as a Man - Elizabeth Gilbert. 22. Slut! Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation - Leora Tanenbaum. 5. BUYING AND SELLING GENDER. 23. The Pink Dragon is Female: Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers - Adie Nelson. 24. The More You Subtract, the More You Add: Cutting Girls Down to Size - Jean Kilbourne. 25. The Anthropometry of Barbie: Unsettling Ideals of the Feminine Body in Popular Culture - Jacqueline Urla and Alan C. Swedlund. 26. "Where My Girls At?": Negotiating Black Womanhood in Music Videos - Rana A. Emerson. 27. Disco "Super-Culture": Consuming Foreign Sex in the Chinese Disco - James Farrer. 6. TRACING GENDERS MARK ON BODIES, SEXUALITIES, AND EMOTIONS. 28. Men are Real, Women are "Made Up": Beauty Therapy and the Construction of Femininity - Paula Black and Ursula Sharma. 29. Size 6: The Western Womans Harem - Fatema Mernissi. 30. "If Its Not On, Its Not On" - Or Is It? - Nicola Gavey, Kathryn McPhillips, and Marion Doherty. 31. Sexuality, Fertility, and Danger: Twentieth-Century Images of Women with Cognative Disabilities - Pamela Block. 32. Peaks and Valleys: The Gendered Emotional Culture of Edgework - Jennifer Lois. 7. GENDER AT WORK AND LEISURE. 33. Feminism at Work - Amy S. Wharton. 34. Gendering the Market: Temporality, Work, and Gender on a National Futures Exchange - Peter Levin. 35. Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women - Ching Kwan Lee. 36. Gender, Social Inequalities, and Retirement Income - Toni M. Calasanti and Kathleen F. Selvin. 37. Marketing and the Publicity Images of Womens Professional Basketball Players from 1977 to 2001 - Gai Ingham Berlage. 38. Couples Watching Television: Gender, Power, and the Remote Control -Alexis J. Walker. 8. GENDER IN INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS. 39. Men, Women, and Friendship: What They Say, What They Do - Karen Walker. 40. Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender: Lessons from Two Generations of Work and Family Change - Kathleen Gerson. 41. Mothering Work, and Gender in Urban Asante Ideology and Practice - Gracia Clark. 42. Fathering in the 20th Century - Maxine P. Atkinson and Stephen P. Blackwelder. 43. Class-Based Masculinities: The Interdependence of Gender, Class, and Personal Power - Karen D. Pyke. 9. ENFORCING GENDER. 44. It Hurts to Be a Girl: Growing Up Poor, White, and Female - Julia Hall. 45. Escape from Animal House: Frat Boy Tells All - Scott Straus. 46. Sexual Trafficking in Women: International Political Economy and the Politics of Sex - Andrea Marie Bertone. 47. Sexual Harassment and Masculinity: The Power and Meaning of "Girl Watching" - Beth A. Quinn. 48. Traveling with the Ball Club: A Code of Conduct for Wives Only - Steven M. Ortiz. PART III - POSSIBILITIES. 10. NOTHING IS FOREVER. 49. Opting into Motherhood: Lesbians Blurring the Boundaries and Transforming the Meaning of Parenthood and Kinship - Gillian A. Dunne. 50. Unraveling the Gender Knot - Allan Johnson. 51. De Ambiente: Queer Tourism and the Shifting Boundaries of Mexican Male Sexualities - Lionel Cantu. 52. Womens Agency and Household Diplomacy: Negotiating Fundamentalism - Shahin Gerami and Melodye Lehnerer. 53. Do We Still Need Feminist Theory?: A Conversation - Margaret L. Andersen, Anne E. Bowler, and Michael S. Kimmel.

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