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Reconstructing gender : a multicultural anthology

Author: Estelle Disch
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reconstructing gender.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(DLC) 2002021278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Estelle Disch
OCLC Number: 681063498
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 625, I-16 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I : Social contexts of gender. Toward Black American empowerment / Manning Marable --
From nothing, a consciousness / Helen Zia --
The Puerto Rican dummy and the merciful son / Martin Espada --
Angry women are building : issues and struggles facing American Indian women today / Paula Gunn Allen --
"J.A.P."- slapping : the politics of scapegoating / Ruth Atkin and Adrienne Rich --
To be poor and transgender / Kai Wright --
White privilege and male privilege : a personal account of coming to see correspondences through work in women's studies / Peggy McIntosh --
Theorizing difference from multiracial feminism / Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill --
pt. II : Gender socialization. The social construction of gender / Judith Lorber --
Masculinity as homophobia / Michael S. Kimmel --
Boyhood, organized sports, and the construction of masculinities / Michael A. Messner --
Color, hair texture and standards of beauty / Patricia Hill Collins --
The myth of the Latin woman : I just met a girl named María / Judith Ortiz Cofer --
He defies you still : the memoirs of a sissy / Tommi Avicolli --
Growing up hidden / Linnea Due --
The military as a second bar mitzvah : combat service as initiation to Zionist masculinity / Danny Kaplan --
Male gender and rituals of resistance in the Palestinian intifada : a cultural politics of violence / Julie Peteet. pt. III : Embodiment. Beauty is the beast : psychological effects of the pursuit of the perfect female body / Elayne A. Saltzberg and Joan C. Chrisler --
"A way outa no way" : eating problems among African-American, Latina, and white women / Becky W. Thompson --
Just walk on by : a Black man ponders his power to alter public space / Brent Staples --
Taking it / Leonard Kriegel --
Do you remember Me? / Barbara Macdonald --
I'm not fat, I'm Latina / Christy Haubegger --
The tyranny of the esthetic : surgery's most intimate violation / Martha A. Coventry --
The burka and the bikini / Joan Jacobs Brumberg and Jacqueline Jackson --
pt. IV : Communication. For the white person who wants to know how to be my friend / Pat Parker --
Inside the world of boys : behind the mask of masculinity / William Pollack --
You just don't understand : women and men in conversation / Deborah Tannen --
Real men don't cry ... and other "uncool" myths / Phil W. Petrie --
Danny / Nathan McCall --
American Indian women : at the center of indigenous resistance in contemporary North America / M. Annette Jaimes with Theresa Halsey. pt. V : Sexuality. How men have (a) sex / Jon Stoltenberg --
The myth of the sexual athlete / Don Sabo --
Using pornography / Robert Jensen --
The sex experts versus Ann Landers / Barry A. Bass and Susan R. Walden --
Reproductive rights : a disability rights issue / Marsha Saxton --
The impact of multiple marginalization / Paula C. Rust --
pt. VI : Families. The transformation of family life / Lillian B. Rubin --
Bloodmothers, othermothers, and women-centered networks / Patricia Hill Collins --
Dilemmas of involved fatherhood / Kathleen Gerson --
Man child : a black lesbian feminist's response / Audre Lorde --
I am a man / Raul E. Ybarra --
Sexual dissent and the family : the Sharon Kowalski Case / Nan D. Hunter --
The relationship between male-male friendship and male-female marriage : American Indian and Asian comparisons / Walter L. Williams. pt. VII : Education. Boys and girls together ... but mostly apart : gender arrangements in elementary schools / Barrie Thorne --
46. Dreams / Ann Arnett Ferguson --
Conflict within the ivory tower / Ruth Sidel --
Black and female : reflections on graduate school / bell hooks --
Scholarly studies of men : the new field is an essential complement to women's studies / Harry Brod --
pt. VIII : Paid work and unemployment. It's a family affair : women, poverty, and welfare / Randy Albelda and Chris Tilly --
Sixty cents to a man's dollar / Ann Crittenden --
Why are there no male asian anchormen on TV? / Ben Fong-Torres --
Sharing the Shop Floor / Stan Gray --
The effects of affirmative action on other stakeholders / Barbara Reskin --
The globetrotting sneaker / Cynthia Enloe. pt. IX : Violence. Women, violence and resistance / Melanie Kayle/Kantrowitz --
The kid no one noticed / Jonah Blank --
The ultimate growth industry : trafficking in women and girls / Jan Goodwin --
Where race and gender meet : racism, hate crimes and pornography / Helen Zia --
Homophobia in straight men / Terry A. Kupers --
Phantom towers : feminist reflections on the battle between global capitalism and fundamentalist terrorism / Rosalind R. Petchesky --
Comprehending the Afghan quagmire / Rina Amiri --
Sneak attack : the militarization of U.S. culture / Cynthia Enloe --
How safe is America? / Desiree Taylor --
pt. X : Health and illness. Masculinities and men's health : moving toward post--superman era prevention / Don Sabo --
Health, social class and African-American women / Evelyn L. Barbee and Marilyn Little --
Reproductive issues are essential survival issues for the Asian-American communities / Connie S. Chan --
Why the precautionary principle? A meditation on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and the breasts of mothers / Sandra Steingraber --
Does Silencio = Muerte? Notes on translating the AIDS epidemic / Rafael Campo. pt. XI : A world that is truly Human. A world worth living in / Roberta Praeger --
La Güera / Cherríe Moraga --
Stopping sexual harassment : a challenge for community education / Robert L. Allen --
Statement of principles / National Organization for Men Against Sexism --
Disappearing acts : the state and violence against women in the twentieth century / Michelle Fine and Lois Weis --
Report from Jerusalem : 'A ray of sunshine within this long winter of violence and tragedy' / Gila Svirsky --
On behalf of the global campaign for women's human rights / Charlotte Bunch.
Responsibility: [edited by] Estelle Disch.


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