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Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology / Edition 6

Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology / Edition 6


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ISBN-13: 9780495006893
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/25/2006
Series: Wadsworth Sociology Reader Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Margaret L. Andersen (B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware, where she has also served in several senior administrative positions, including most recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity. She holds secondary appointments in Black American Studies and Women and Gender Studies. She is the author of several books, including (among others) THINKING ABOUT WOMEN, recently published in its tenth edition; the best-selling anthology, RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins, now in its ninth edition); LIVING ART: THE LIFE OF PAUL R. JONES, AFRICAN AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR; and ON LAND AND ON SEA: A CENTURY OF WOMEN IN THE ROSENFELD COLLECTION. She is a member of the National Advisory Board for Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Past Vice President of the American Sociological Association, and Past President of the Eastern Sociological Society, from which she received the ESS Merit Award. She has also received two teaching awards from the University of Delaware and the American Sociological Association's Jessie Bernard Award.

Patricia Hill Collins is Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland at College Park, and Charles Phelps Taft Emeritus Professor of African American Studies and Sociology at the University of Cincinnati. She is the author of numerous articles and books including BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT: KNOWLEDGE, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND THE POLITICS OF EMPOWERMENT, which won the Jessie Bernard Award of the American Sociological Association (ASA) and the C. Wright Mills Award of the Society for the Study of Social Problems; and BLACK SEXUAL POLITICS: AFRICAN AMERICANS, GENDER, AND THE NEW RACISM, which won ASA's 2007 Distinguished Publication Award. She is also author of ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: RACE, SCHOOLS, THE MEDIA, AND DEMOCRATIC POSSIBILITIES; the HANDBOOK OF RACE AND ETHNIC STUDIES, edited with John Solomos; and ON INTELLECTUAL ACTIVISM. She served as the 100th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in 2009. Dr. Collins received her B.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Brandeis University, and her M.A.T. from Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Preface. About the Editors. About the Contributors. PART I: WHY RACE, CLASS AND GENDER STILL MATTER. Introduction by Margaret L. Andersen and Patricia Hill Collins. 1. "Missing People and Others: Joining Together to Expand," Arturo Madrid. 2. "La Guera," Cherrée Moraga. 3. "Oppression," Marilyn Frye. 4. "A Different Mirror," Ronald T. Takaki. 5. "From a Native Daughter," Haunani-Kay Trask. 6. "Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference," Audre Lorde. Suggested Readings. InfoTrac College Edition:

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