Readings in Gender and Culture in America / Edition 1by Nancy P. McKee, Linda Stone
Pub. Date: 12/28/2001
McKee and Stone is an accessible, edited collection of articles on gender and culture in the United States. The reader is organized from an anthropological perspective, including articles that examine issues of gender from a historical and ethnographic perspective. The articles also focus on variation in ethnicity and sexual identity. Articles come from a/b>… See more details below
McKee and Stone is an accessible, edited collection of articles on gender and culture in the United States. The reader is organized from an anthropological perspective, including articles that examine issues of gender from a historical and ethnographic perspective. The articles also focus on variation in ethnicity and sexual identity. Articles come from a range of different disciplines and genres, including academic anthropology, sociology and women's studies. This reader provides an introduction to issues of gender and culture in America including alternative sexual preferences and gender identities, Native American and African-American dimensions of gender and culture, Latino/Latina and Asian-American dimensions of gender and culture, and the college campus. For individuals interested in gender issues.
Table of Contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO ISSUES OF GENDER AND CULTURE IN AMERICA.
1. Michelle Zimabalist Rosaldo, Woman, Culture, and Society: A Theoretical Overview (1974).
2. Holly Devor, Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meaning of Gender (1989).
II. CULTURAL HISTORY 1600-1900.
3. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, The Serpent Beguiled Me (1991).
4. Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Puberty to Menopause: The Cycle of Femininity in Nineteenth Century America (1985).
5. Nancy Cott, Religion and the Bonds of Womanhood (1997).
6. Michael S. Kimmel, The Cult of Masculinity: American Social Character and the Legacy of the Cowboy (1987).
III. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
7. John R. Gillis, Mothers Giving Birth to Motherhood (1996).
8. Mimi Nichter and Nancy Vuckovic, Fat Talk: Body Image among Adolescent Girls (1994).
9. Leonore Tiefer, In Pursuit of the Perfect Penis: The Medicalization of Male Sexuality (1992).
IV. ALTERNATIVE SEXUAL PREFERENCES AND GENDER IDENTITIES.
10. Ron Caldwell, Out-Takes (1996).
11. John D'Emilio, Capitalism and Gay Identity (1997).
12. Leslie Feinberg, Trans Gender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Rupaul (1996).
13. Arlene Stein, Difference, Desire, and the Self: Three Stories (1997).
V. NATIVE-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN DIMENSIONS OF GENDER AND CULTURE.
14. Will Roscoe, We'wha, the Celebrated Lhamana (1991).
15. Emmi Whitehorse, In My Family the Women Ran Everything (1995).
16. Leon Dash, Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America (1996).
17. Hannah Rosen, “Not That Sort of Woman”: Race, Gender, and Sexual Violence during the Memphis Riots of 1866 (1999).
VI. LATINO/LATINA AND ASIAN-AMERICAN DIMENSIONS OF GENDER AND CULTURE.
18. Gloria Anzaldúa, La Conciencia de una Mestiza/Toward a New Consciousness (1987).
19. Oscar Lewis, La Vida: A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty (1969).
20. Maxine Hong Kingston, No Name Woman (1975).
21. Joann Faung Jean Lee, Then Came the War (Yuri Kochiyama); Visiting the Homeland (Victor Merina) (1991).
VII. THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE.
22. Dorothy C. Holland, How Cultural Systems Become Desire: A Case Study of American Romance (1992).
23. Sandra S. Tangri and Sharon Rae Jenkins, The University of Michigan Class of 1967: The Women's Life Path Study (1993).
24. American Association of University Women, Educational Foundation, Gaining a Foothold: Women's Transitions through Work and College (1999).
25. Johnetta B. Cole, Commonalities and Differences (1986).
26. Elizabeth Perle McKenna, Men, Work, and Identity (1997).
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