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Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology / Edition 3

Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology / Edition 3

by Estelle Disch


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ISBN-13: 9780767427715
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/06/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Estelle Disch is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she has been active in curricular transformation, general education reform, and faculty development. She has written extensively on pedagogical issues in diverse classrooms. Her research focuses on the effects of sexual abuse by professionals and on assessing learning in university courses. She has served as a consultant and trainer related to creating more open and accepting campus climates and has run many workshops for professionals related to maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.

Table of Contents

Preface     xiii
General Introduction     1
It's not Just about Gender     31
The Puerto Rican Dummy and the Merciful Son   Martin Espada     34
From Nothing, a Consciousness   Helen Zia     44
The Past Is Ever Present: Recognizing the New Racism   Patricia Hill Collins     51
Angry Women Are Building: Issues and Struggles Facing American Indian Women Today   Paula Gunn Allen     65
"J.A.P."-Slapping: The Politics of Scapegoating   Ruth Atkin   Adrienne Rich     70
Latinas on the Fault Lines of Citizenship   Alejandra Marchevsky   Jeanne Theoharis     74
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack   Peggy McIntosh     78
Controlled or Autonomous: Identity and the Experience of the Network, Women Living under Muslim Laws   Farida Shaheed     83
Under and (Inside) Western Eyes: At the Turn of the Century   Chandra Talpade Mohanty     88
Patriarchy, the System: An It, Not a He, a Them, or an Us   Allan G. Johnson     98
Gender Socialization     107
The Social Construction of Gender   Judith Lorber     112
Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of Masculinities   Michael A. Messner     119
Who's the Fairest of Them All?   Jill Nelson     136
He Defies You Still: The Memoirs of a Sissy   Tommi Avicolli     141
Growing Up Hidden   Linnea Due     147
Masculinity as Homophobia   Michael S. Kimmel     149
Embodiment     156
Making Up Is Hard to Do   Sheila Jeffreys     165
"A Way Outa No Way": Eating Problems among African-American, Latina, and White Women   Becky W. Thompson     186
Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit   Leslie Marmon Silko     201
Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space   Brent Staples     204
Taking It   Leonard Kriegel     207
I'm Not Fat, I'm Latina   Christy Haubegger     210
The Tyranny of the Esthetic: Surgery's Most Intimate Violation   Martha Coventry     212
Communication     221
For the White Person Who Wants to Know How to Be My Friend   Pat Parker     225
Men and Women Are from Earth   Rosalind Barnett   Caryl Rivers     226
Real Men Don't Cry... and Other "Uncool" Myths   Phil W. Petrie     230
The New Momism   Susan J. Douglas   Meredith W. Michaels     235
Claiming Jezebel: Black Female Subjectivity and Sexual Expression in Hip-Hop   Ayana Byrd     248
Where Are the Women? The Strange Case of the Missing Feminists. When Was the Last Time You Saw One on TV?   Laura Zimmerman     257
Sexuality     262
A Pornographic World [What Is Normal?]   Robert Jensen     270
The Myth of the Sexual Athlete   Don Sabo     278
Passing Last Summer   Dominika Bednarska     282
The Impact of Multiple Marginalization   Paula C. Rust     289
Families     297
Contemporary Challenges to Black Women's Reproductive Rights   Jeanne Flavin     304
Bloodmothers, Othermothers, and Women-Centered Networks   Patricia Hill Collins     318
Dilemmas of Involved Fatherhood   Kathleen Gerson     325
Man Child: A Black Lesbian Feminist's Response   Audre Lorde     335
I Am a Man   Raul E. Ybarra     341
What Is Marriage For?   E. J. Graff     345
Free to Marry, at Last-May 17, 2004   Patricia A. Gozemba   Karen Kahn     350
Education      353
Missing in Interaction   Myra Sadker   David Sadker     362
"What about the Boys?" What the Current Debates Tell Us-and Don't Tell Us-about Boys in School   Michael S. Kimmel     369
Does Gender Matter?   Ben A. Barres     383
Black and Female: Reflections on Graduate School$dbell hooks     392
Mentors in Violence Prevention   Jackson Katz     399
Paid Work and Unemployment     413
The End of Welfare as We Know It: An Overview of the Prwora   Alejandra Marchevsky   Jeanne Theoharis     421
Sixty Cents to a Man's Dollar   Ann Crittenden     433
Global Woman   Barbara Ehrenreich   Arlie Russell Hochschild     441
America's Dirty Work: Migrant Maids and Modern-Day Slavery   Joy M. Zarembka     451
The Globetrotting Sneaker   Cynthia Enloe     461
The Center of Masculine Production: Gay Athletes in Professional Sports   Eric Anderson     469
Men at War: Vietnam and Agent Orange   Cynthia R. Daniels     475
Fort Bragg: Command   Jeffrey McGowan     491
Violence at Home and Abroad     496
Women, Violence, and Resistance   Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz     504
Eminem's Popularity Is a Major Setback for Girls and Women   Jackson Katz     517
Pictures of Boyhood   Richard Hoffman     530
Injury, Gender, and Trouble   Laurie Schaffner     539
Homophobia in Straight Men   Terry A. Kupers     550
The Ultimate Growth Industry: Trafficking in Women and Girls   Jan Goodwin     552
How Safe Is America?   Desiree Taylor     557
Wielding Masculinity inside Abu Ghraib: Making Feminist Sense of an American Military Scandal   Cynthia Enloe     560
The Private War of Women Soldiers   Helen Benedict     569
Health and Illness     577
Masculinities and Men's Health: Moving toward Post-Superman Era Prevention   Don Sabo     585
Health Care Reform-A Woman's Issue   Catherine DeLorey     603
Reproductive Issues Are Essential Survival Issues for the Asian-American Communities   Connie S. Chan     607
Why the Precautionary Principle? A Meditation on Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and the Breasts of Mothers   Sandra Steingraber     611
Does Silencio = Muerte? Notes on Translating the AIDS Epidemic   Rafael Campo     615
To Be Poor and Transgender    Kai Wright     622
A World that is Truly Human     628
Statement of Principles$dNational Organization for Men Against Sexism     631
New Black Man   Mark Anthony Neal     633
Feminism's Future: Young Feminists of Color Take the Mic   Daisy Hernandez   Pandora L. Leong     639
Tapping Our Strength   Eisa Nefertari Ulen     642
The Women's Peace Movement in Israel   Gila Svirsky     650
Women's Human Rights: It's about Time!   Rita Arditti     654
Name Index     671
Subject Index     686

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