Women of Color in United States Society / Edition 1

Women of Color in United States Society / Edition 1

by Maxine Baca Zinn, Bonnie Thornton (Eds.) Dill

ISBN-10: 1566391067

ISBN-13: 9781566391061

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Temple University Press

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Temple University Press
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Women In The Political Economy Series
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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword - Patricia Hill Collins

Part I: Introduction
1. Difference and Domination - Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill
2. Women of Color: A Demographic Overview - Vilma Ortiz

Part II: The Constraining Walls of Social Location
3. Helpers, Enforcers, and Go-Betweens: Black Females in Elementary School Classrooms - Linda Grant
4. Hiring Immigrant Women: Silicon Valley’s "Simple Formula" - Karen J. Hossfeld
5. Inside the Work Worlds of Chicana and Mexican Immigrant Women - Denise A. Segura
6. Black Professional Women: Job Ceilings and Employment Sectors - Elizabeth Higginbotham
7. Puerto Rican Families and Social Well-Being - Ruth E. Zambrana

Part III: Social Agency: Confronting the "Walls"
8. Fictive Kin, Paper Sons, and Compadrazgo: Women of Color and the Struggle for Family Survival - Bonnie Thornton Dill
9. Black Women in Prison: The Price of Resistance - Regina Arnold
10. Cultural Survival and Contemporary American Indian Women in the City - Jennie R. Joe and Dorothy Lonewolf Miller
11. Asian American Women at Work - Esther Ngan-Ling Chow
12. "If It Wasn’t for the Women...": African American Women, Community Work, and Social Change - Cheryl Townsend Gilkes
13. Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicity - Nazli Kibria

Part IV: Rethinking Gender
14. Images, Ideology, and Women of Color - Leith Mullings
15. Different Voices, Different Visions: Gender, Culture, and Moral Reasoning - Carol B. Stack
16. Feminist Rethinking from Racial-Ethnic Families - Maxine Baca Zinn

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