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Rereading America : cultural contexts for critical thinking and writing

Author: Gary Colombo; Robert Cullen; Bonnie Lisle
Publisher: Boston : Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
College readers
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Colombo; Robert Cullen; Bonnie Lisle
ISBN: 0312052596 9780312052591 031207817X 9780312078171
OCLC Number: 25263768
Description: xxii, 790 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Thinking critically, challenging cultural myths --
Money and success: the myth of individual opportunity --
The gospel of wealth / Andrew Carnegie --
Changing modes of making it / Christopher Lasch --
Stephen Cruz / Studs Terkel --
Symbiosis / George C. Wolfe --
Women at risk / Suzanne Gordon --
Streets of gold: the myth of the model minority / Curtis Chang --
The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara --
Class in America: myths and realities / Gregory Mantsios --
Mike LeFevre / Studs Terkel --
Class poem / Aurora Levins Morales --
You're short, besides! / Sucheng Chan --
Nature and technology: the myth of progress --
Empire of innocence / Patricia Nelson Limerick --
From a native daughter / Haunani-Kay Trask --
Talking to the owls and butterflies / John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erdoes --
Storyteller / Leslie Marmon Silko --
The spell of technology / Chellis Glendinning --
The returning / Gail Tremblay --
Living on the land / Kathleen Stocking --
being property once myself / Lucille Clifton --
Split culture / Susan Griffin --
Women and men in relationship: myths of gender --
Girl / Jamaica Kincaid --
Some individual costs of gender role conformity / Janet Saltzman Chafetz --
Nora Quealey / Jean Reith Schroedel --
The rite of work: the economic man / Sam Keen --
Little miracles, kept promises / Sandra Cisneros --
Images of relationships / Carol Gilligan --
Where I come from is like this / Paula Gunn Allen --
Reflections on race and sex / Bell Hooks --
What price independence? Social reactions to lesbians, spinsters, widows, and nuns / Rose Weitz --
The two / Gloria Naylor --
Created equal: the myth of the melting pot --
Racial formation / Michael Omi and Howard Winant --
Formation of in-groups / Gordon W. Allport --
Split at the root: an essay on Jewish identity / Adrienne Rich --
Racism and the White backlash / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Three thousand dollar death song / Wendy Rose --
We, the dangerous / Janice Mirikitani --
C.P. Ellis / Studs Terkel --
I'm Black, you're White, who's innocent? / Shelby Steele --
Racism and cross-racial hostility / Virginia R. Harris and Trinity A. Ordoña --
A fire in Fontana / Hisaye Yamamoto DeSoto --
Los Vendidos / Luis M. Valdez --
La conciencia de la mestiza = Towards a new consciousness / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Harmony at home: the myth of the model family --
The paradox of perfection / Arlene Skolnick --
Looking for work / Gary Soto --
The children of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll / Richard Louv --
Black family life / Joseph L. White --
Envy / Bebe Moore Campbell --
An Indian story / Roger Jack --
Friends as family / Karen Lindsey --
The gay family / Richard Goldstein --
Learning power: the myth of education and empowerment --
What high school is / Theodore Sizer --
Life in school / Matt Groening --
"I just wanna be average" / Mike Rose --
From Social class and the hidden curriculum of work / Jean Anyon --
The achievement of desire / Richard Rodriguez --
Para Teresa / Inés Hernandez --
Learning to read / Malcolm X --
Connected education for women / Blythe McVicker Clinchy, Mary Field Belenky, Nancy Goldberger, and Jill Mattuck Tarule --
Silence / Maxine Hong Kingston --
Taking offense: new McCarthyism on campus? / Jerry Adler --
The mass media: selling the myths --
Masters of desire: the culture of American advertising / Jack Solomon --
Local news: reality as soap opera / Elayne Rapping --
What's left after violence and advertising? / Maurine Doerken --
The Cosby show / Mark Crispin Miller --
TV's Black world turns, but stays unreal / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Action-adventure as ideology / Gina Marchetti --
Dear John Wayne / Louise Erdrich --
Under the table / Rodney Morales --
Government by the people: the myth of democracy --
Declaration of independence / Thomas Jefferson --
Democracy in America? / Lewis H. Lapham --
Capitalism and democracy / Ira Katznelson and Mark Kesselman --
Recreating democracy on a human scale / Frank Bryan and John McClaughry --
All over the deep South / Septima Clark and Cynthia Stokes Brown --
Fannie Lou Hamer / Sam Cornish --
Charlie Sabatier / John Langston Gwaltney --
Women, home, and community: the struggle in an urban environment / Cynthia Hamilton --
Let America be America again / Langston Hughes.
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