This multicultural anthology explores the similarities and differences among women's experiences, and the approaches women have used to change their lives. Poems, ﬁction, diary entries, and essays included illustrate personal experiences and issues in women's studies. The reader's unique blend of academic and literary sections presents feminist issues in an accessible format for students.
|Publisher:||Mayfield Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents1. WHAT IS WOMEN'S STUDIES?
bell hooks, Talking Back / Mai Kao Thao, Sins of Silence / Adrienne Rich, Claiming an Education / Gloria T. Hull and Barbara Smith, The Politics of Black Women's Studies / Michael Kimmel, Men and Women's Studies / Stacey G. H. Yap, Have You Ever Heard of Asian American Feminists? / Danista Hunte, Women's Studies as a Growth Process / Luana Ferreira, Finding My Latina Identity Through Women's Studies / Lucita Woodis, What Women's Studies Has Meant to Me / Deborah Halstead Lennon, Why Women's Studies? / Evan Weissman, Women's Studies: A Man's Perspective / Carol T. Christ, The America University and Women's Studies / Emily Martin, The Egg and the Sperm: How Science has Constructed a Romance based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles
2. BECOMING A WOMAN IN OUR SOCIETY