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Women: Images & Realities, A Multicultural Anthology

Women: Images & Realities, A Multicultural Anthology

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1. Talking Back | bell hooks

2. Sins of Silence | Mai Kao Thao

3. Claiming an Education | Adrienne Rich

4. The Politics of Black Women’s Studies | Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull and Barbara Smith

5. Men and Women’s Studies: Premises, Perils, and Promise | Michael Kimmel

6. Women’s Studies and Transnational Feminism | Heather Hewett

7. Have You Ever Heard of Asian-American Feminists? | Stacey G. H. Yap

8. Voices of Women’s Studies Students

Women’s Studies as a Growth Process | Danista Hunte
Finding My Latina Identity Through Women’s Studies | Luana Ferreira
What Women’s Studies Has Meant to Me | Lucita Woodis
Women’s Studies: A Man’s Perspective | Evan Weissman
Jump-Starting My Future: The Force of Women’s Studies in My Life | Eleanor Jailer-Coley

9. Women’s Studies as Women’s History | Marilyn J. Boxer

BOX: Feminists Transform Science | Gowri Parameswaran


Dominant Ideas About Women

10. The Problem That Has No Name | Betty Friedan

11. A Work of Artifice | Marge Piercy

12. To Be Real | Danzy Senna

13. In Search of Liberation | Debra Kent

BOX: JAP: The Anti-Semitic Code Word | Francine Klagsbrun

14. Brideland | Naomi Wolf

15. On Being a "Good Girl": Implications for Latinas in the United States | Elisa Dávila

16. Girls: "We are the Ones Who Can Make a Change!" | Ana Grossman and Emma Peters-Axtell

17. not a pretty girl | Ani Di Franco

Learning Gender

18. Night to His Day: The Social Construction of Gender | Judith Lorber

BOX: Masculine, Feminine or Human? | Robert Jensen

19. The Gift | Murielle Minard

20. klaus barbie, and other dolls i’d like to see | Susan Jane Gilman

21. On Language: You Guys | Audrey Bilger

22. Gender Inequality in School: Not a Thing of the Past | Karen Zittleman and David Sadker

BOX: Reality Versus Perception | Jo Sanders and Sarah Cotton Nelson

BOX: Checklist for Inclusive Teaching | Mercilee Jenkins

23. The Sexual Politics of Interpersonal Behavior | Nancy Henley and Jo Freeman

24. Teen Mags: How to Get a Guy, Drop 20 Pounds, and Lose Your Self-Esteem | Anastasia Higginbotham

25. Gender in the Media | Marielena Zuniga

26. Bitches and Morons and Skanks, Oh My!: What Reality TV Teaches Us About "Women" | Jennifer L. Pozner

27. Words of Protest: How to Write an Effective Letter to the Editor | Jennifer L. Pozner

28. No Respect: Gender Politics and Hip-Hop | Johnnetta Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall

29. If Women Ran Hip-Hop | Aya de Leon

30. Video | India.Arie

31. X: A Fabulous Child’s Story | Lois Gould

32. Courage from Necessity | Mr. Barb Greve


Female Beauty

33. The Beauty Myth | Naomi Wolf

34. When I Was Growing Up | Nellie Wong

35. To Other Women Who Were Ugly Once | Inés Hernandez-Avila

36. Nose Is a Country....I Am the Second Generation | Aishe Berger

37. Homage to My Hair | Lucille Clifton

BOX: Our Crown, Our Glory, Our Roots | Meah Clay

38. The Body Politic | Abra Fortune Chernik

39. Breaking the Model | Graciela (Chely) Rodriguez

BOX: Revenge Against the Scale | Jenny Ollendorf

40. The Fat Girl Rules the World | July Siebecker

41. Homage to My Hips | Lucille Clifton

42. Double Life: Everyone Wants to See Your Breasts—Until Your Baby Needs Them | Lisa Moricoli Latham

Sexuality and Relationships

43. The Cult of Virginity | Jessica Valenti

44. “We Don’t Sleep Around Like White Girls Do”: Family, Culture and Gender in Filipina-American Lives | Yen Le Espiritu

45. Esta Risa No Es De Loca | Caridad Souza

BOX: Demanding a Condom | Kat Doud

46. Pleasures | Diane Hugs

47. Loving Another Woman | Anne Koedt

48. In Search of the Elusive Orgasm | Lori L. Tharps

49. Bisexuality, Feminism, Men, and Me | Robyn Ochs


Women and Work

50. An Overview of Women and Work | Ellen Bravo, Gloria Santa Anna, and Linda Meric

BOX: Gender Segregation and Pay Differentials by Occupation

51. Questions and Answers on Pay Equity | National Committee for Pay Equity

BOX: Office Double Standards

52. The Politics of Housework | Pat Mainardi of Redstockings

53. The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued | Ann Crittenden

54. Friendly for Whose Family? | Betty Holcomb

55. Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy | Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild

56. 9to5: Organizing Low-Wage Women | Ellen Bravo, Gloria Santa Anna, and Linda Meric

57. Sexual Harassment | Ellen Bravo and Linda Meric

58. Sexual Harassment and the Law | Arlene Foy Reynolds

BOX: Unions Benefit Working Women

59. In Case of Sexual Harassment: A Guide for Women Students | Bernice Sandler

60. “Each Day I Go Home with a New Wound in My Heart” | Miriam Ching Yoon Louie

61. Women | Alice Walker

Women, the Law, and Social Policy

62. Women and the Law: Successes, Setbacks and Unfinished Business | Kathleen O’Keefe and Liann O. S. Snykus

BOX: LGBTQ Rights in Several Countries

63. Unequal: A Global Perspective on Women Under the Law | Jessica Neuwirth

64. How to Bring Children Up Without Putting Women Down | Ann Crittenden

BOX: Family Support Policies and Programs: An International Perspective

65. Exploding the Stereotypes: Welfare | Rita Henley Jensen

66. The New Antipoverty Regime: Same Single-Mother Poverty Problems | Randy Albelda

67. If I Survive, It Will Be Despite Welfare Reform | Tonya Mitchell

68. How to Think Like a Feminist Economist | Susan Feiner

69. Women in Sport: A Journey Toward Equality | Pat Griffin

Women and the Family

70. Family and Women’s Lives | Susan Lehrer

71. Seventeen Syllables | Hisaye Yamamoto

72. A Long Story | Beth Brant

73. Elena | Pat Mora

74. “Don’t You Talk About My Mama!” | June Jordan

75. Working at Single Bliss | Mary Helen Washington

76. A Marriage Agreement | Alix Kates Shulman

77. Why We’re Not Getting Married | Martha Ackelsberg and Judith Plaskow

Women and Religion

78. My Church Threw Me Out | Mary Ann Sorrentino

79. Reactions to a Woman Rabbi | Laura Geller

80. Christian Fundamentalism: Patriarchy, Sexuality, and Human Rights | Susan D. Rose

81. The Black Church: What’s the Word? | Johnnetta Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall

82. Rethinking Women’s Issues in Muslim Communities | Kecia Ali

83. Revelations | Linda Villarosa

84. In Her Own Image | Rose Solari


The Health Care System

85. The Politics of Women’s Health Care | Our Bodies Ourselves

BOX: The Millennium Development Goals: A Promise to the World’s Women

86. Mandatory Doctor’s Visit | Diane Hugs

87. The Feminization of AIDS | Marielena Zuniga

88. "Necessity Was the Midwife of Our Politics" | Deborah R. Grayson

89. Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center | Jael Silliman, Marlene Fried, Loretta Ross, and Elena Guttierez

BOX: Gyno-to-Lesbo-Chats

BOX: Focus on Lesbian Health | Kathleen Debold

90. Breast Cancer Activism: Moving Beyond the Mammography Debate | Sabrina McCormick

BOX: Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

Reproductive Justice

91. What Is Reproductive Justice? | Loretta Ross

92. Voices of Reproductive Justice

Disabled Women and Reproductive Justice | Mia Mingus
Reproductive Justice Issues for Asian and Pacific Islander Women | Maria Nakae
Made in the USA: Advancing Reproductive Justice in the Immigration Debate | Priscilla Huang

93. Abortion: Is a Woman a Person? | Ellen Willis

94. Lost Woman Song | Ani Difranco

95. Talking with the Enemy | Anne Fowler, Nicki Nichols Gamble, Frances X. Hogan, Melissa Kogut, Madeline McComish, and Barbara Thorp

BOX: Pro-choice/Pro-life

96. Parental Consent Laws: Are They a “Reasonable Compromise”? | Mike Males

97. Testimony of William Bell | Connecticut State Legislature

98. Using Pregnancy to Control Women | Ruth Hubbard

BOX: Access to Safe Abortion Is a Human Right

99. Reclaiming Choice for Native Women | Jessica Yee

100. Abortion in the United States: Barriers to Access | Marlene Gerber Fried


Take a Closer Look: Racism in Women’s Lives

101. Defining Racism: “Can We Talk?” | Beverly Daniel Tatum

102. Codes of Conduct | Adrienne Su

103. Salad | Janice Mirikitani

104. I Am Not Your Princess | Chrystos

105. Take a Closer Look | Carrie Castro

106. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack | Peggy Mcintosh

107. An Autobiography | Angela Davis

The Legacy of Class

108. Tired of Playing Monopoly? | Donna Langston

109. Sisters | Barbara Neely

110. Jewish and Working Class | Bernice Mennis

111. Poverty, Hopelessness, and Hope | Kendall A. Johnson

112. Grace Paley Reading | Toi Derricotte

“Are You Some Kind of Dyke?”: The Perils of Heterosexism

113. Homophobia and Sexism | Suzanne Pharr

114. Cat | Julie Blackwomon

115. Chicana Lesbians: Fear and Loathing in the Chicano Community | Carla Trujillo

116. Livin’ in a Gay Family | Megan McGuire

117. I Lost It at the Movies | Jewelle Gomez

Older, Wiser, and Marginalized: Ageism in Women’s Lives

118. Older Women: The Realities | Older Women’s League

119. The Women in the Tower | Cynthia Rich

120. The Day Nani Fell and I Wasn’t There to Catch Her | Anna Marie Quevedo

121. Over the Hill and Out of Sight | Janice Keaffaber

BOX: She Who Once Was | Rebecca McClanahan

Nations, Boundaries, and Belonging: Citizenship in Women’s Lives

122. The Tale of Two Worlds: Unpacking the Power of the Global North over the Global South | Gowri Parameswaran

123. Injustice on Our Plates: Immigrant Women in the U.S. Food Industry | Southern Poverty Law Center

124. Mothers of Our Nations: Indigenous Women Address the World | Winona LaDuke

125. What’s in a Name | Anida Yoeu Ali

126. Human Security vs. National Security | Charlotte Bunch

Borderlands and Intersections

127. Rights, Realities and Issues of Women with Disabilities | Laura Hershey

BOX: Beside My Sister, Facing the Enemy | Mari Matsuda

128. Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference | Audre Lorde

129. Fence Sitters, Switch Hitters, and Bi-Bi Girls: An Exploration of Hapa and Bisexual Identities | Beverly Yuen Thompson

130. Boundaries: Arab/American | Lisa Suhair Majaj

131. Why Race Matters to a White Dyke | Nell Geiser

132. Friday Night | Linda Hogan


Violence in Intimate Relationships

133. Understanding Intimate Partner Violence | Michele McKeon

134. The Club | Mitsuye Yamada

135. La Princesa | Latina Anónima

BOX: Violence in Intimate Relationships: A Feminist Perspective | bell hooks

136. Holding Up More Than Half the Heavens | Margaretta Wan Lin and Cheng Imm Tan

137. Selective Storytelling: A Critique of U.S. Media Coverage Regarding Violence Against Indian Women | Sharmila Lodhia

138. Bringing Women’s Studies to a Battered Women’s Shelter | Colleen Farrell

Sexual Violence

139. With No Immediate Cause | Ntozake Shange

140. Rape, The All-American Crime | Susan Griffin

BOX: Rape Law Reform | Amy Silvestro

141. Whose Body Is It, Anyway? | Pamela Fletcher

142. Rape and Gender Violence: From Impunity to Accountability in International Law | Rhonda Copelon

143. Catcalls, Groping, and Stalking in Public Places: How to Deal with Street Harassment | Holly Kearl

BOX: “Hey, Man, That’s Not Cool”: Men Stopping Street Harassment

144. High-School Gauntlet | Rachel

145. Naming and Studying Acquaintance Rape | Peggy Reeves Sanday

146. Stronger Than You Know | Rachel Modell

147. Protecting Male Abusers and Punishing the Women Who Confront Them: The Current Status of Child-Sex Abuse in America | Lanette Fisher-Hertz

148. Making Sense of the Experience of Incest Survivors | Peri L. Rainbow

149. Bubba Esther, 1888 | Ruth Whitman


Feminism as a Social Movement

150. The First and Second Waves of Feminism in the United States | Amy Kesselman

151. The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention, 1848

BOX: Sojourner Truth’s Defense of the Rights of Women

152. What Feminism Means to Me | George Middleton

153. Consciousness Raising: A Radical Weapon | Kathie Sarachild

154. The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective | Susan Brownmiller

155. The Making of the Vanguard Center | Benita Roth

156. Chicana Feminist Discourse, 1970s | Alma M. Garcia

157. Thoughts on Indian Feminism | Kate Shanley

158. Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle | Miriam Ching Yoon Louie

159. Blame It on Feminism | Susan Faludi

160. Bringing the Global Home | Charlotte Bunch

161. The Globetrotting Sneaker | Cynthia Enloe

162. Transnational Collaboration in Support of Sweatshop Workers

Union Organizing in El Salvador | Sonia Beatriz Lara
United Students Against Sweatshops | Liza Featherstone and United Students Against Sweatshops

Women Organizing: Many Issues, Many Voices

163. Struggles of Responsibility | Winona LaDuke

164. style no. 1 | Sonia Sanchez

165. Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future | Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards

166. Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence, and Equality | Jodi Gold and Susan Villari

167. Black Feminism at Twenty-one: Reflections on the Evolution of a National Community | Barbara Ramsby

168. Voices | Women of Ace, Bedford Hills Correctional Facility

169. Organizing with Love: Lessons from the New York Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Campaign | Ai-Jen Poo, For Domestic Workers United

170. Women, Environmental Justice, and the Coal River Mountain Watch | Joyce M. Barry

171. The Feminist Food Revolution | Jennifer Cognard-Black

172. Waging Peace: Medea Benjamin of Codepink | Angelina Perri Birney

173. Feminism and Antimilitarism: An Activist’s Journey | Claire R. Papell

174. Voices of Women’s Studies Graduates

Real Life: Women’s Studies in Action? | Lori Gross
Becoming a Feminist Physician | Sharon Thompson
A Women’s Studies Graduate Goes to Africa | Constance Rivera