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Author: Karin Bergstrom Costello
Publisher: Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1996.
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Gendered voices.
Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)654335823
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Bergstrom Costello
ISBN: 0155015788 9780155015784
OCLC Number: 34519716
Description: xx, 649 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Nature versus nurture --
Sexism: Strategies of reproduction, or when Is beeswax like a Ferrari? / David P. Barash --
Biological potentiality vs. Biological determinism / Stephen Jay Gould --
Sizing up the sexes / Christine Gorman --
Rite of passage / Sharon Olds --
Transforming the debate on sexual inequality: From biological difference to institutionalized androcentrism / Sandra L. Bem --
Society and sex roles / Ernestine Friedl --
pt. 2. History and vision --
Correspondence / Abigail and John Adams --
Response to "The pastoral letter of the general association of congregational ministers of Massachusetts" / Sarah Moore Grimke --
How the Americans understand the equality of sexes / Alexis de Tocqueville --
Seneca falls convention declaration of sentiments / Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Martha C. Wright, and Mary Ann McClintock --
The rights of women / Frederick Douglas --
Ain't I a woman? / Sojourner Truth --
Protest, with a note by rev. Thomas Wentworth Higginson / Henry Brown Blackwell and Lucy Stone --
Comments on genesis / Elizabeth Candy Stanton and the Revising Committee --
Address to the first national conference of colored women / Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin --
In praise of the strenuous life and adress before national congress of mothers / Theodore Roosevelt --
Mother and child / Ferdinand Lundberg and Marynia F. Farnham. MD --
The problem that has no name / Betty Friedan --
What It would be like If women win / Gloria Steinem --
Invisibility Is an unnatural disaster: Reflections of an Asian American woman / Mitsuye Yamada --
Understanding the difference / Phyllis Schlafly --
Family affairs / Maya Angelou --
Black women and feminism / bell hooks --
A new vision of masculinity / Cooper Thompson --
We should embrace traditional masculinity / Warren Farrel --
Wake-up call / Robert Reich --
My life in the military closet / Jose Zuniga --
pt. 3. The family --
A cultural earthquake / Arlene Skolnik --
Forty in shade / John McCluskey, Jr. --
My father's song / Simon J. Ortiz --
Seventeen syllables / Hisaye Yamamoto --
Discarded / David Sherwood --
Doe season / David Michael Kaplan --
Sunday in the park / Bel Kaufman --
Daddy / Jan Clausen --
P.4. The fragile sex / Michael D'Antonio --
The red convertible / Louise Erdrich --
e. e. cummings, she being Brand --
Some day my prince will come: Female acculturation through the fairy tale / Marcia K. Lieberman --
The princess who stood on her own two feet / Jeanne Desy --
A job on the streetcars / Maya Angelou --
Growing / Helena Maria Miramontes --
Hanging fire / Audre Lorde --
Family pictures / Sue Miller --
pt. 5. Education --
Expansion and exclusion: A history of women in American higher education / Patricia Albjerg Graham --
Sex in education / Edward H. Clarke, MD --
Address to the students at the opening of the academic year 1899-1900 / M. Carey Thomas --
The Atlanta exposition address / Booker T. Washington --
Reply to Booker T. Washington --
The talented tenth and advice to a black schoolgirl / W.E.B. Du Bois --
The expert: Images of knowledge / Mark Gerzon --
Scholarly studies of men: The new fields Is an essential complement to women's studies --
Test drive / Myra David Sadker --
The classroom climate: Still a chilly one for women / Bernice Resnick Sandler --
Unlearning to not speak / Marge Piercy --
College men: Gender roles in transition / Mirra Komarovsky --
pt. 6. Love and marriage --
Feminine and masculine love / Francesca M. Cancian --
You just don't uderstand / Deborah Tennen --
Rice husband / Amy Tan --
What we talk about when we talk about love / Raymond Carver --
Roselily / Alice Walker --
The marriage gap / Charisse Jones --
Perspectives / Mary E. Buckley and Gregory F. Augustine Pierce --
Can a woman be literated and married? / Carl Rivers --
Here comes the groom: A (Conservative) case for gay marriage / Andrew Sullivan --
pt. 7. Friends --
The neglected relationship / Lillian B. Rubin --
True friendship between men / Stuart Miller --
The reunion / Paul Gottlieb --
Focusing on friends / Steve Tesich --
the female world of love and ritual: Relations between women in nineteenth-century America / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg --
Friendship, feminism and betrayal / Susan Lee --
pt. 8. Work --
The breadwinner: images of family / Mark Gerzon --
Jim Train / A.M. Homes --
Year of the blue-colar guy / Steve Olson --
On-the-job training / Harvey J. Fields --
The real world of womens's work / Ruth Sidel --
Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros --
When feminism failed / Mary Anne Dolan --
Women's career-family Juggling act: Corporations are taking notice / Faye Fiore --
pt. 9. Popular culture --
A woman's beauty: Put-down or power source? / Susan Sontag --
Barbie doll / Marge Piercy --
What a doll / Helen Cordes --
Fasting girls: The emerging ideal of slenderness in America culture / Joan Jacobs Brumberg --
Beauty and the backlash / Susan Faludi --
Miss Clairol / Helena Maria Viramontes --
the female body / John Updike --
Why sports Is drag / Dave Barry --
Professional football: An American symbol and ritual / W. Arens --
No pain. no game Mark Kram --
First practice / Gary Gilder --
Taking It / Leonard Kriegel --
My life in the locker room / Jennifer Briggs --
The unbound foot: Women and athletics / Anne Fausto-Sterling.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Karin Bergstrom Costello.

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