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The meaning of difference : American constructions of race, sex and gender, social class, sexual orientation, and disability : a text/reader /

Title:
The meaning of difference : American constructions of race, sex and gender, social class, sexual orientation, and disability : a text/reader /
Published:
Dubuque : 2011.
Format:
Book
Institution:
New England Conservatory
Contents:
Constructing categories of difference -- Framework essay -- What is race? what is ethnicity? -- "Race" and the construction of human identity / Audrey Smedley -- Who is black? : one nation's definition / F. James Davis -- The evolution of identity : the Washington Post : personal account : a loaded vacation / Niah Grimes -- Real Indians : identity and the survival of native America / Eva Marie Garroutte -- Asian American panethnicity : contemporary national and transnational possibilities / Yen Le Espiritu -- Personal account : I thought my race was invisible / Sherri H. Pereira -- Whiteness as an "unmarked" cultural category / Ruth Frankenberg -- America's changing color lines : immigration, race/ethnicity, and multiracial identification / Jennifer Lee and Frank D. Bean -- Personal account : the price of nonconformity / Julia Morgenstern -- From friendly foreigner to enemy race / John Tehranian -- Personal account : master status : pride and danger / Sumaya Al-Hajebi -- What is sex? : what is gender? -- The gendered society / Michael S. Kimmel -- Personal account : basketball / Andrea M. Busch -- Where's the rulebook for sex verification? / Alice Dreger -- All together now : intersex infants and IGM / Riki Wilchins -- What is social class? -- What's class got to do with it? / Michael Zweig -- More or less equal? / The Economist -- The silver spoon : inheritance and the staggered start / Stephen J. McNamee and Robert K. Miller Jr. -- Personal account : I am a Pakistani woman / Hoorie I. Siddique -- What is sexual orientation? -- The biology of the homosexual / Roger N. Lancaster -- A new paradigm for understanding women's sexuality and sexual orientation / Letitia Anne Peplau and Linda D. Garnets -- The heterosexual questionnaire / Martin Rochlin -- What is disability? -- Disability definitions : the politics of meaning / Michael Oliver -- Personal account : invisibly disabled / Heather L. Shaw -- A world of their own / Liza Mundy -- Ethnicity, ethics, and the deaf-world / Harlan Lane -- Section II: Experiencing difference -- Framework essay -- Race and ethnicity -- Formulating identity in a globalized world / Carola Surez-Orozco -- Latinos and the U.S. race structure / Clara E. Rodriguez -- Muslim American youth / Selcuk R. Sirin and Michelle Fine -- Personal account : hair / Sarah Faragalla -- Everybody's ethnic enigma / Jelita McLeod -- Personal account : my strategies / Eric Jackson -- Sex and gender -- It's all in the family : intersections of gender, race, and nation / Patricia Hill Collins -- Proving manhood / Timothy Beneke -- Personal account : just something you did as a man / Francisco Hernandez -- Gendered sexuality in young adulthood / Laura Hamilton and Elizabeth A. Armstrong -- Sexual orientation -- Beyond the closet : the transformation of gay and lesbian life / Steven Seidman -- Personal account : living invisibly / Tara S. Ellison -- Dude, you're a fag / C. J. Pascoe -- Sexual orientation and sex in women's lives : conceptual and methodological issues / Esther D. Rothblum -- Social class -- Class and the transition to adulthood / Annette Lareau and Elliot B. Weininger -- Personal account : that moment of visibility / Rose B. Pascarell -- Cause of death : inequality / Alejandro Reuss -- Why are droves of unqualified, unprepared kids getting into our top colleges? : because their dads are alumni / John Larew -- Disability -- Public transit / John Hockenberry -- "Can you see the rainbow?" the roots of denial / Sally French -- Not blind enough : living in the borderland called legal blindness / Beth Omansky -- Personal account : a time I didn't feel normal / Heather Callender -- The meaning of difference -- Framework essay -- Ideology : natural-law language and stereo types oppression / Marilyn Frye -- Blink in black and white / Malcolm Gladwell -- Personal account : just like my mama said / Anthony McNeill -- See baby discriminate / Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman -- Between barack and a hard place / Tim Wise -- The model minority : Asian American "success" as a race relations failure / Frank Wu -- Personal account : let me work for it! / Isabelle Nguyen -- The gender revolution uneven and stalled / Paula England -- Law, public policy, and economy -- Fourteen key supreme court cases and the civil war amendments -- Segregation : the rising costs for America / James H. Carr and Nandinee K. Kutty -- Personal account : learning my own privilege / Mireille M. Cecil -- Land rich, dirt poor : challenges to asset building in native America / Meizhu Lui, Barbara J. Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose M. Brewer, and Rebecca Adamson -- Multiple origins, uncertain destinies : Hispanics and the American future / Marta Tienda and Faith Mitchell, editors -- Personal account : what's in a name? / Ruth C. Feldsberg -- Crossing the color line : a historical assessment and personal narrative of loving V. Virginia / Robert A. Pratt -- Popular culture -- Framing class : media representations of wealth and poverty in America / Diana Kendall -- Loot or find : fact or frame? / Cheryl I. Harris and Devon W. Carbado -- Personal account : he hit her / Tim Norton -- The protean n-word / Randall Kennedy -- Disability and representation / Rosemarie Garland-Thomson -- Female chauvinist pigs / Ariel Levy -- Gender stereotyping in the English language / Laurel Richardson -- Bridging differences -- Framework essay -- Lilly's big day / Gail Collins -- The other movement that Rosa Parks inspired : by sitting down, she made room for the disabled / Charles Wilson -- Influencing public policy / Jeanine C. Cogan.

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
New England Conservatory Spaulding Library
HN59.2 .M44 2011Available