Gender basics : feminist perspectives on women and men /
[edited by] Anne Minas.
Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth, c1993.
xiv, 545 p. ; 24 cm.
0534178146 (acid-free, recycled paper)
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Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth, c1993.
0534178146 (acid-free, recycled paper)
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Basicsp. 2
Genderp. 3
Feminismp. 5
We Are Demiurgesp. 7
Oppressionp. 9
Oppressionp. 10
Woman Is Not Our Brotherp. 17
Men, Feminism, and Men's Contradictory Experiences of Powerp. 23
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studiesp. 30
The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racismp. 39
Asian Americans Battle "Model Minority" Stereotypep. 45
Indian Tribes: A Continuing Quest for Survivalp. 50
The Flight from the Rejected Bodyp. 54
Further Readings for Part I: Oppressionp. 65
Suggested Moral of Part Ip. 68
Messages on the Surface: Looks and Languagep. 69
Sexism and the English Language: The Linguistic Implications of Being a Womanp. 70
Talking Backp. 78
Gay Ironyp. 82
Hungerp. 85
Accounting for Cosmetic Surgery: The Accomplishment of Genderp. 92
A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Genderp. 98
Further Readings for Part II: Messages on the Surface: Looks and Languagep. 105
Suggested Moral of Part IIp. 108
The Workplacep. 109
Women and Power in the Workplacep. 110
The Half-Empty Glass: Can It Ever Be Filled?p. 119
Target Hiringp. 133
Tokenism and Stereotyping: Objectificationp. 137
The Comparable Worth Debatep. 143
Sharing the Shop Floorp. 149
The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the "Female" Professionsp. 158
Undocumented Latinas: The New "Employable Mothers"p. 166
Further Readings for Part III: The Workplacep. 172
Suggested Moral of Part IIIp. 174
Love and Relationshipsp. 175
Love's Bondp. 176
Male Friendship and Intimacyp. 184
The Woman in Lovep. 192
The Arrogant Eye, the Loving Eye, and the Belovedp. 197
The Civic Advocacy of Violencep. 203
Violence in Intimate Relationships: A Feminist Perspectivep. 208
Battered Women of Color in Public Health Care Systems: Racism, Sexism, and Violencep. 213
Further Readings for Part IV: Love and Relationshipsp. 220
Suggested Moral of Part IVp. 224
Bondsp. 225
Commitment and the Value of Marriagep. 226
Marital Faithfulnessp. 232
Black Men/Black Women: Changing Roles and Relationshipsp. 238
Is "Straight" to "Gay" as "Family" Is to "No Family"?p. 248
Virtually Normalp. 254
The Married Womanp. 259
Further Readings for Part V: Bondsp. 267
Suggested Moral of Part Vp. 269
Sex and Sexualityp. 271
Sexualityp. 272
The Language of Sex: The Heterosexual Questionnairep. 276
The Language of Sex: Our Conception of Sexual Intercoursep. 277
Who's on Top? Heterosexual Practices and Male Dominance During the Sex Actp. 281
The Outing Controversy: Privacy and Dignity in Gay Ethicsp. 285
Lesbian "Sex"p. 293
Black Sexuality: The Taboo Subjectp. 299
HIV Testing and Confidentialityp. 304
Women and AIDS: Too Little, Too Latep. 312
Further Readings for Part VI: Sex and Sexualityp. 320
Suggested Moral of Part VIp. 322
Rape and Sexual Harassmentp. 323
Men on Rapep. 324
I Never Called It Rapep. 330
Pulling Trainp. 336
"The Rape" of Mr. Smithp. 341
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