Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study / Edition 6

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Overview

Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study presents students with a compelling, clear study of issues of race, gender, and sexuality within the context of class. Rothenberg offers students 126 readings, each providing different perspectives and examining the ways in which race, gender, class, and sexuality are socially constructed. Rothenberg deftly and consistently helps students analyze each phenomena, as well as the relationships among them, thereby deepening their understanding of each issue surrounding race and ethnicity.

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Presents 102 readings gathered to present as full a picture as possible of the ways that various types of oppression have interacted with each other in American society. The readings are organized into eight thematic sections that respectively focus on: the social construction of difference; the way these issues have determined the construction of the concept of "citizen;" the role of privilege; the economics of oppression; consequences of inequality; race and gender issues in US law; the use of stereotypes, ideology, language, violence, and social control in the creation and maintenance of hierarchies; and finally, suggestions for moving beyond racism, classism, and sexism. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716755159
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 650
  • Sales rank: 671,405
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

* = new article # = updated for this edition

PART I. THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF DIFFERENCE: RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY
1. Racial Formations, Michael Omi & Harold Winant
2. The Ethics of Living Jim Crow: An Autobiographical Sketch, Richard Wright
*3. Constructing Race, Creating White Privilege, Pem Davidson Buck
4. How Jews Became White, Karen Brodkin
5. *Night to His Day: The Social Construction of Gender, Judith Lorber
6. The Social Construction of Sexuality, Ruth Hubbard
7. The Invention of Heterosexuality, Jonathan Ned Katz
*8. Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity, Michael Kimmel
*9. Disability and the Justification of Inequality in American History, Douglas C. Baynton
10. Deconstructing the Underclass, Herbert Gans
11. Domination and Subordination, Jean Baker Miller Suggestions for Further Reading

PART II. UNDERSTANDING RACISM, SEXISM, HETEROSEXISM, AND CLASS PRIVILEGE
12. Defining Racism: "Can We Talk?", Beverley Daniels Tatum
*13. On the Nature of Contemporary Prejudice: the Causes, Consequences, and Challenges of Aversive Racism, John F. Dovido and Samuel L. Gaertner
14. Smells Like Racism, Rita Chaudhry Sethi
15. Race Relations Becoming More Complex Across the Country, Jonathan Tilove
16. Racism and Sexism, Manning Marable
17. Patriarchy, Allan Johnson
18. Oppression, Marilyn Frye
#19. Homophobia As a Weapon of Sexism, Suzanne Pharr
20. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, Peggy McIntosh
#21. Class in America -- 2003, Greg Mantsios Suggestions for Further Reading

PART III. DISCRIMINATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE
22. The Problem: Discrimination, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
*23. Racial Disparities Seen As Pervasive in Juvenile Justice, Fox Butterfield
*24. "White" Names Give Job Seekers an Edge
*25. Equality at Work Remains Elusive, Rachel Smolkin
*26. Wal-Martyrs, Meg Cox
*27. Sex Bias Cited in Vocational Ed
*28. EEOC Files Sexual Harrassment Suit Against Denny's, Associated Press
*29. Anti-Muslim Crimes Jump after Sept. 11 in Jersey and U.S., Brian Donohue
*30. Asian American Journalists Association Objects to Syndicated Cartoonist's Use of Racist Stereotypes of Asians
*31. EEOC Sues Arizona Diner for National Origin Bias against Navajos and Other Native Americans, EEOC
*32. Poll Finds Latinos are Objects of Negative Perceptions, Michael A. Fletcher
*33. Injured Laborers File $66M Suit: Suing Men Charged in Bias Attacks, Robert M. Kessler
*34. Store Staff Sue Bosses Over Abuse, Rudy Larini
*35. The Loneliest Athletes, Jennifer Jacobson
*36. Attacks on Gays Upset Los Angeles Suburb, Charlie LeDuff
*37. When Bias Hits Golf, All Eyes on Tiger, Paul Vitello
*38. America's Impossible Dream: A House, Jennifer Loven
*39. Minority Health Care Found Lacking, Tony Pugh
*40. Study Finds the Nation's Public School Districts are Resegregating by Race, Jay Lindsay
*41. Colleges Out of Reach for Low-Income Students, Albert B. Crenshaw
*42. Are America's Schools Leaving Latinas Behind?, AAUW
*43. The All-Boy Network: Public Affairs Shows Reflect Shortage of Women in Power, Howard Kurtz
*44. Despite Some Progress, Minorities Remain an Unseen Presence, Matt Zoller Seits
*45. Students Defend Icon that Offends , Sam McManis
*46. The Baby Boy Pay Off , Richard Morin Suggestions for Further Reading

PART IV. THE ECONOMICS OF RACE, CLASS AND GENDER IN THE UNITED STATES
#47. Imagine a Country--2003, Holly Sklar
*48. Number of People Living in Poverty Increases in U.S., Robert Pear
49. CEOs: New Century, Same Story
*50. Still at the Periphery: The Economic Status of African Americans, Julianne Malveaux
*51. Being Black, Living in the Red: Wealth Matters, Dalton Conley
*52. The Son's Also Rise, Paul Krugman
#53. The Wage Gap, National Committee on Pay Equity
*54. Her Next Step? Growing Numbers of American Women Face Retirement Financially Insecure, Albert B. Crenshaw
55. Billionaire's Ex-Wife Wants $4,400 a Day to Raise Daughter, David Rohde
*56. The Education of Jessica Rivera, Kim Phillips-Fein
57. What Scholars Can Tell Politicians About the Poor, Katherine S. Newman Suggestions for Further Reading

PART V. MANY VOICES, MANY LIVES: SOME CONSEQUENCES OF RACIAL, GENDER, AND CLASS INEQUALITY

*58. Census 2000 Shows America's Diversity
59. *America 2000: A Map of the Mix
60. Then Came the War, Yuri Kochiyama
*61. Yellow, Frank Wu
62. Asian American?, Sonia Shah
63. Suicide Note, Janice Mirikitani
64. TV Arabs, Jack G. Shaheen
*65. Yes, I Follow Islam, But I'm Not a Terrorist, Nada El Sawy
66. The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria, Judith Ortiz Cofer
*67. Los Intersticios: Recasting Moving Selves, Evenlyn Asultany
68. The Circuit, Francisco Jimenez
69. What I Learned about Jews, Joe Wood
70. Pigskin, Patriarchy, and Pain, Don Sabo
71. He Defies You Still: The Memoirs of a Sissy, Tommy Avicollo
72. With No Immediate Cause, Ntozake Shange
73. Requiem for the Champ, June Jordan
74. *School Shootings and White Denial, Tim Wise
75. Out of the Closet but Not Out of Middle School, Libby Copeland
76. Her Son/Daughter, Kate Bornstein
77. More and More Young Women Choose Surgical "Perfection", Ann Gerhart
*78. Finding My Eye-Dentity, Olivia Chung
#79. The Case of Sharon Kowalski and Karen Thompson: Ableism, Heterosexism, and Sexism
*80. Lame, Joyce Avies
*81. A Farewell Wish: That Women Be Heard, Judy Mann
82. C.P. Ellis - Studs Terkel Suggestions for Further Reading

PART VI. HOW IT HAPPENED: RACE AND GENDER ISSUES IN U.S. LAW
83. Indian Tribes: A Continuing Quest for Survival, U.S. Commission on Human Rights
84. An Act for the Better Ordering and Governing of Negroes and Slaves, South Carolina, 1712
85. The "Three-Fifths Compromise": In the United States Constitution Article I, Section 2
86. An Act Prohibiting the Teaching of Slaves to Read
87. Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Seneca Falls Convention, 1848
88. The Anti-Suffragists: Selected Papers, 1852-1887
89. People v. Hall, 1854
90. Dred Scot v. Sanford, 1857
91. The Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln
92. United States Constitution: Thirteenth (1865), Fourteenth (1868), and Fifteenth (1870) Amendments
93. The Black Codes, W.E.B. Du Bois
94. Bradwell v. Illinois, 1875
95. Minor v. Happersett, 1875
96. California Constitution, 1876
97. Elk v. Wilkins, November 3, 1884
98. Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896
99. United States Constitution: Nineteenth Amendment (1920)
100. Korematsu v. United States, 1944
101. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954
102. Roe v. Wade, 1973
103. Equal Rights Amendment (defeated)
104. Bowers v. Hardwick, 1986
#105. Lesbian and Gay Rights in Historical Perspective, Paula L. Ettelbrick Suggestions for Further Reading

PART VII. MAINTAINING RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER HIERARCHIES: SOCIAL CONTROL
*106. Where Bias Begins: The Truth About Stereotypes, Annie Murphy Paul
107. Anti-Gay Stereotypes, Richard D. Mohr
108. White Lies, Maurice Berger
109. Am I Thin Enough Yet?, Sharlene Hesse-Biber
110. Pulling Train, Peggy R. Sanday
111. Sex and Race: The Analogy of Social Control, William Chafe
112. Media Magic: Making Class Invisible, Gregory Mantsios
*113. Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex, Angela Davis
114. Blaming the Victim, William Ryan
*115. Language, Culture, and Reality, Donaldo Macedo and Lillia I. Bartolome Suggestions for Further Reading

PART VIII. MAKING A DIFFERENCE: SOCIAL ACTIVISM

116. Interrupting the Cycle of Oppression: The Role of Allies as Agents of Change, Andrea Ayvazian
117. Combatting Intentional Bigotry and Inadvertently Racist Acts, Fletcher A Blanchard
118. Confronting Anti-Gay Violence, Michael Bronski
*119. Rice Shirts Make More than Fashion Statement, Ron Nissimov
*120. Sweats and Tears: A Protest is Sweeping US Campuses to End the Use of Sweatshops to Produce College-Endorsed Clothes, Simon Birch
*121. United Students Against Sweatshops
*122. Students Spend Spring Break Protesting Taco Bell, Michael Critzon
123. Narrowing the Income Gap between Rich and Poor, Michael Hout and Samuel R. Lucas
*124. A Clean Sweep: The SEIU's Organizing Drive for Janitors Shows How Unionization Can Raise Wages, Harold Meyerson
*125. Recipe for Organizing, Frances Calpotura
126. Child of the Americas, Aurora Levins Morales Suggestions for Further Reading

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