Race, Class, and Gender An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0495006890
ISBN-13: 9780495006893
Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: RACE, CLASS, AND, GENDER, includes many interdisciplinary readings. The author's selection of very accessible articles show how race, class, and gender shape people's experiences, and help students to see the issues in an analytic, as well as  More...

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List price: $106.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

RACE, CLASS, AND, GENDER, includes many interdisciplinary readings. The author's selection of very accessible articles show how race, class, and gender shape people's experiences, and help students to see the issues in an analytic, as well as descriptive way. The book also provides conceptual grounding in understanding race, class, and gender; has a strong historical and sociological perspective; and is further strengthened by conceptual introductions by the authors. Students will find the readings engaging and accessible, but may gain the most from the introduction sections that highlight key points and relate the essential concepts. Included in the collection of readings are narratives aimed at building empathy, and articles on important social issues such as prison, affirmative action, poverty, immigration, and racism, among other topics.

Margaret L. Andersen (B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware, where she has also served in several senior administrative positions, including most recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity. She holds secondary appointments in Black American Studies and Women and Gender Studies. She is the author of several books, including (among others) THINKING ABOUT WOMEN, recently published in its tenth edition; the best-selling anthology, RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins, now in its ninth edition); LIVING ART: THE LIFE OF PAUL R. JONES, AFRICAN AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR; and ON LAND AND ON SEA: A CENTURY OF WOMEN IN THE ROSENFELD COLLECTION. She is a member of the National Advisory Board for Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Past Vice President of the American Sociological Association, and Past President of the Eastern Sociological Society, from which she received the ESS Merit Award. She has also received two teaching awards from the University of Delaware and the American Sociological Association's Jessie Bernard Award.

Preface
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Why Race, Class, and Gender Still Matter
Missing People and Others: Joining Together to Expand the Circle
La Guera
Oppression
A Different Mirror
From a Native Daughter
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
Suggested Readings for Part I
InfoTrac College Edition: Search Terms
InfoTrac College Edition: Bonus Reading
Companion Website
Systems of Power and Inequality
Race and Racism
Racism without "Racists"
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Of Race and Risk
Seeing More than Black and White
What White Supremacists Taught a Jewish Scholar about Identity
Class and Inequality
Growing Gulf between Rich and Rest of Us
Tired of Playing Monopoly?
The Hidden Cost of Being African American
Black Picket Fences: Privilege and Peril among the Black Middle Class
Broken Levees, Unbroken Barriers
Gender and Sexism
Sex and Gender through the Prism of Difference
Ideological Racism and Cultural Resistance: Constructing Our Own Images
A White Woman of Color
Masculinities and Athletic Careers
Toward a Theory of Disability and Gender
Ethnicity and Nationality
Is This a White Country, or What?
Optional Ethnicities: For Whites Only?
Salsa and Ketchup: Transnational Migrants Straddle Two Worlds
"Mexicanness" in New York: Migrants Seek New Place in Old Racial Order
Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicity
Sexuality and Heterosexism
"You Talkin' to Me?"
Where Has Gay Liberation Gone?: An Interview with Barbara Smith
Globalizing Sex Workers' Rights
Black Sexuality: The Taboo Subject
The Invention of Heterosexuality
Suggested Readings for Part II
InfoTrac College Edition: Search Terms
InfoTrac College Edition: Bonus Reading
Companion Website
The Structure of Social Institutions
Work and Economic Transformation
Race, Class, Gender, and Women's Works
The Indignities of Unemployment
"Soft" Skills and Race
The Invisible Poor
Domestica
Families
Our Mothers' Grief: Racial-Ethnic Women and the Maintenance of Families
Navigating Interracial Borders: Black-White Couples and Their Social Worlds
Straight Is to Gay As Family Is to No Family
Unequal Childhoods
Chappals and Gym Shorts: An Indian Muslim Woman in the Land of Oz
Media and Culture
Racist Stereotyping in the English Language
Crimes against Humanity
Media Magic: Making Class Invisible
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
Gladiators, Gazelles, and Groupies: Basketball Love and Loathing
Health and Social Welfare
Can Education Eliminate Race, Class, and Gender Inequality?
Welfare Reform, Family Hardship, and Women of Color
Aid to Dependent Corporations: Exposing Federal Handouts to the Wealthy
Race, Poverty and Disability: Three Strikes and You're Out! or Are You?
Just Choices: Women of Color, Reproductive Health, and Human Rights
State Institutions and Violence
The First Americans: American Indians
Policing the National Body: Sex, Race, and Criminalization
Military Mirrors a Working-Class America
Rape, Racism, and the Law
How Safe Is America?
Suggested Readings for Part III
InfoTrac College Edition: Search Terms
InfoTrac College Edition: Bonus Reading
Companion Website
Social Change and Sites of Change
Sites of Change
The Starbucks Paradox
Interrupting Historical Patterns: Bridging Race and Gender Gaps between Senior White Men and Other Organizational Groups
Women of Color on the Front Line
"Whosoever" Is Welcome Here: An Interview with Reverend Edwin C. Sanders II
Silent Covenants
Processes of Change
How the New Working Class Can Transform Urban America
From the Ground Up
Manifesta
What Does an Ally Do?
Can I Get a Witness?: Testimony from a Hip Hop Feminist
Suggested Readings for Part IV
InfoTrac College Edition: Search Terms
InfoTrac College Edition: Bonus Reading
Companion Website
Index

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