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The social construction of difference and inequality : race, class, gender, and sexuality / [selected and edited by] Tracy E. Ore.

Contributor(s): Ore, Tracy E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2006Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xvii, 717 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0072997567 (acid-free paper); 9780072997569 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Cultural pluralism -- United States | Equality -- United States | Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions | Social classes -- United States | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Gays -- United States -- Social conditions | Discrimination -- United States | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Ethnic relationsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Social construction of difference and inequality.; Online version:: Social construction of difference and inequality.
Contents:
Racial formations / Michael Omi and Howard Winant -- Optional ethnicities : for Whites only? / Mary C. Waters -- "They are absolutely obsessed with us" : anti-Arab bias in American discourse and policy / Hussein Ibish -- How did Jews became White folks and what that says about race in America / Karen Brodkin Race, wealth, and equality / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro -- Media magic : making class invisible / Gregory Mantsios -- Doubly divided : the racial wealth gap / Meizhu Lui -- Getting corporations off the public dole / Janice Shields -- The social construction of gender / Judith Lorber -- The five sexes, revisited / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- The transgender paradigm shift toward free expression / Holly Boswell -- Masculinity as homophobia : fear, shame, and silence in the construction of gender identity / Michael S. Kimmel -- The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz -- The social construction of sexuality / Ruth Hubbard -- Sexual identity and bisexual identities : the struggle for self-description in a changing sexual landscape / Paula C. Rust -- Naming all the parts / Kate Bornstein --
Our mother's grief : racial-ethnic women and the maintenance of families / Bonnie Thornton Dill -- Families on the fault line : America's working class speaks about the family, the economy, race, and ethnicity / Lillian B. Rubin -- Stability and change in Chicano men's family lives / Scott Coltrane -- Gay and lesbian families are here / Judith Stacey -- Savage inequalities : children in America's schools / Jonathan Kozol -- Preparing for power : cultural capital and curricula in America's elite boarding schools / Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell -- Civilize them with a stick / Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes -- Missing in interaction / Myra Sadker and David Sadker -- Jobless ghettos : the social implications of the disappearance of work in segregated neighborhoods / William J. Wilson -- "We'd love to hire them, but ..." : the meaning of race for employers / Joleen Kirschenman and Kathryn M. Neckerman -- The glass escalator : hidden advantages for men in the "female" professions / Christine L. Williams -- Cause of death : inequality / Alejandro Reuss -- Violating women : rights abuses in the welfare police state / Gwendolyn Mink -- No equal justice : race and class in the American criminal justice system / David Cole -- The effects of Affirmative Action on other stakeholders / Barbara Reskin -- The possessive investment in whiteness : racialized social democracy and the "white" problem in American studies / George Lipsitz -- Five decades and three hundred sitcoms about class and gender / Richard Butsch -- Distorted reality : Hispanic characters in TV entertainment / S. Robert Lichter and Daniel R. Amundson -- Changing gay and lesbian images in the media / Peter M. Nardi -- The "F" word : how the media frame feminism / Debra Baker Beck -- Racism in the English language / Robert B. Moore -- Self, identity and the naming question : reflections on the language of disability / Irving Kenneth Zola -- How to tame a wild tongue / Gloria Anzaldúa -- The dark side of sports symbols / Stanley D. Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn -- Where race and gender meet : racism, hate crimes, and pornography / Helen Zia -- Fraternities and collegiate rape culture : why are some fraternities more dangerous places for women? / A. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade -- The construction of masculinity and the triad of men's violence / Michael Kaufman -- Homophobia as a weapon of sexism / Suzanne Pharr --
Making systems of privilege visible / Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D. Davis. -- "Yes, I follow Islam, but I'm not a terrorist" / Nada El Sawy -- A dozen demons / Ellis Cose -- The story of my body / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- "Gee, you don't seem like an Indian from the Reservation" / Barbara Cameron -- On being Blackanese / Mitzi Uehara-Carter -- Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America / Barbara Ehrenreich -- I am your welfare reform / Annie Downey -- Learning to fight / Geoffrey Canada -- "Why people think I'm a boy" / Naomi -- Bisexuality, feminism, men, and me / Robyn Ochs -- Toward a new vision : race, class, and gender as categories of analysis and connection / Patricia Hill Collins -- Cultural resistance : reconstructing our own images / Yen Le Espritu -- Borders and bridges : building new directions for the women's movement / Janet L. Finn -- Seeing more than black and white : Latinos, racism, and the cultural divides / Elizabeth Martinez -- Dismantling Noah's Ark : gender and equality / Judith Lorber -- Fighting Frankenfoods : activists sow seeds of discontent / Heather Ryan.
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Includes bibliographical references.

pt. I : Constructing differences. Race and ethnicity. Racial formations / Michael Omi and Howard Winant -- Optional ethnicities : for Whites only? / Mary C. Waters -- "They are absolutely obsessed with us" : anti-Arab bias in American discourse and policy / Hussein Ibish -- How did Jews became White folks and what that says about race in America / Karen Brodkin Social Class. Race, wealth, and equality / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro -- Media magic : making class invisible / Gregory Mantsios -- Doubly divided : the racial wealth gap / Meizhu Lui -- Getting corporations off the public dole / Janice Shields -- Sex and gender. The social construction of gender / Judith Lorber -- The five sexes, revisited / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- The transgender paradigm shift toward free expression / Holly Boswell -- Masculinity as homophobia : fear, shame, and silence in the construction of gender identity / Michael S. Kimmel -- Sexuality. The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz -- The social construction of sexuality / Ruth Hubbard -- Sexual identity and bisexual identities : the struggle for self-description in a changing sexual landscape / Paula C. Rust -- Naming all the parts / Kate Bornstein --

pt. II : Maintaining inequalities : systems of oppression and privilege. Social institutions : family. Our mother's grief : racial-ethnic women and the maintenance of families / Bonnie Thornton Dill -- Families on the fault line : America's working class speaks about the family, the economy, race, and ethnicity / Lillian B. Rubin -- Stability and change in Chicano men's family lives / Scott Coltrane -- Gay and lesbian families are here / Judith Stacey -- Social institutions : education. Savage inequalities : children in America's schools / Jonathan Kozol -- Preparing for power : cultural capital and curricula in America's elite boarding schools / Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell -- Civilize them with a stick / Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes -- Missing in interaction / Myra Sadker and David Sadker -- Social institutions : work and the economy. Jobless ghettos : the social implications of the disappearance of work in segregated neighborhoods / William J. Wilson -- "We'd love to hire them, but ..." : the meaning of race for employers / Joleen Kirschenman and Kathryn M. Neckerman -- The glass escalator : hidden advantages for men in the "female" professions / Christine L. Williams -- Cause of death : inequality / Alejandro Reuss -- Social institutions. The state and public policy. Violating women : rights abuses in the welfare police state / Gwendolyn Mink -- No equal justice : race and class in the American criminal justice system / David Cole -- The effects of Affirmative Action on other stakeholders / Barbara Reskin -- The possessive investment in whiteness : racialized social democracy and the "white" problem in American studies / George Lipsitz -- Social institutions : media. Five decades and three hundred sitcoms about class and gender / Richard Butsch -- Distorted reality : Hispanic characters in TV entertainment / S. Robert Lichter and Daniel R. Amundson -- Changing gay and lesbian images in the media / Peter M. Nardi -- The "F" word : how the media frame feminism / Debra Baker Beck -- Language and culture. Racism in the English language / Robert B. Moore -- Self, identity and the naming question : reflections on the language of disability / Irving Kenneth Zola -- How to tame a wild tongue / Gloria Anzaldúa -- The dark side of sports symbols / Stanley D. Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn -- Violence and social control. Where race and gender meet : racism, hate crimes, and pornography / Helen Zia -- Fraternities and collegiate rape culture : why are some fraternities more dangerous places for women? / A. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade -- The construction of masculinity and the triad of men's violence / Michael Kaufman -- Homophobia as a weapon of sexism / Suzanne Pharr --

pt. III : Experiencing difference and inequality in everyday life. Making systems of privilege visible / Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D. Davis. -- "Yes, I follow Islam, but I'm not a terrorist" / Nada El Sawy -- A dozen demons / Ellis Cose -- The story of my body / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- "Gee, you don't seem like an Indian from the Reservation" / Barbara Cameron -- On being Blackanese / Mitzi Uehara-Carter -- Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America / Barbara Ehrenreich -- I am your welfare reform / Annie Downey -- Learning to fight / Geoffrey Canada -- "Why people think I'm a boy" / Naomi -- Bisexuality, feminism, men, and me / Robyn Ochs -- pt. IV : Resistance and social change. Toward a new vision : race, class, and gender as categories of analysis and connection / Patricia Hill Collins -- Cultural resistance : reconstructing our own images / Yen Le Espritu -- Borders and bridges : building new directions for the women's movement / Janet L. Finn -- Seeing more than black and white : Latinos, racism, and the cultural divides / Elizabeth Martinez -- Dismantling Noah's Ark : gender and equality / Judith Lorber -- Fighting Frankenfoods : activists sow seeds of discontent / Heather Ryan.

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