Gender Basics Feminist Perspectives on Women and Men

ISBN-10: 0534528392

ISBN-13: 9780534528393

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Anne Minas

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Book details

List price: $198.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 545
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction
Basics
Gender
Feminism
We Are Demiurges
Oppression
Oppression
Woman Is Not Our Brother
Men, Feminism, and Men's Contradictory Experiences of Power
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies
The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism
Asian Americans Battle "Model Minority" Stereotype
Indian Tribes: A Continuing Quest for Survival
The Flight from the Rejected Body
Further Readings for Part I: Oppression
Suggested Moral of Part I
Messages on the Surface: Looks and Language
Sexism and the English Language: The Linguistic Implications of Being a Woman
Talking Back
Gay Irony
Hunger
Accounting for Cosmetic Surgery: The Accomplishment of Gender
A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Gender
Further Readings for Part II: Messages on the Surface: Looks and Language
Suggested Moral of Part II
The Workplace
Women and Power in the Workplace
The Half-Empty Glass: Can It Ever Be Filled?
Target Hiring
Tokenism and Stereotyping: Objectification
The Comparable Worth Debate
Sharing the Shop Floor
The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the "Female" Professions
Undocumented Latinas: The New "Employable Mothers"
Further Readings for Part III: The Workplace
Suggested Moral of Part III
Love and Relationships
Love's Bond
Male Friendship and Intimacy
The Woman in Love
The Arrogant Eye, the Loving Eye, and the Beloved
The Civic Advocacy of Violence
Violence in Intimate Relationships: A Feminist Perspective
Battered Women of Color in Public Health Care Systems: Racism, Sexism, and Violence
Further Readings for Part IV: Love and Relationships
Suggested Moral of Part IV
Bonds
Commitment and the Value of Marriage
Marital Faithfulness
Black Men/Black Women: Changing Roles and Relationships
Is "Straight" to "Gay" as "Family" Is to "No Family"?
Virtually Normal
The Married Woman
Further Readings for Part V: Bonds
Suggested Moral of Part V
Sex and Sexuality
Sexuality
The Language of Sex: The Heterosexual Questionnaire
The Language of Sex: Our Conception of Sexual Intercourse
Who's on Top? Heterosexual Practices and Male Dominance During the Sex Act
The Outing Controversy: Privacy and Dignity in Gay Ethics
Lesbian "Sex"
Black Sexuality: The Taboo Subject
HIV Testing and Confidentiality
Women and AIDS: Too Little, Too Late
Further Readings for Part VI: Sex and Sexuality
Suggested Moral of Part VI
Rape and Sexual Harassment
Men on Rape
I Never Called It Rape
Pulling Train
"The Rape" of Mr. Smith
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