Experiencing Race  Class  and Gender in the United States

Experiencing Race Class and Gender in the United States


  • Author : Virginia Cyrus
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0767410033


Experiencing Race Class and Gender in the United States Book Description :

Through individual stories, essays, and critical analyses, this collection examines diversity in American society. Readings are organized around major themes of identity, power, and change, and encourage students to re-examine their own identities and life situations while understanding the experien...

Experiencing Race  Class  and Gender in the United States

Experiencing Race Class and Gender in the United States


  • Author : Roberta Fiske-Rusciano
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2012-09-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0078111617


Experiencing Race Class and Gender in the United States Book Description :

Through individual stories, essays, poetry, and critical analyses, Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States, Sixth Edition, introduces issues of race, class, and gender within an interdisciplinary framework. Themes of identity, power, and change are examined from many different perspectives and voices. Unlike most texts that focus on minorities victimized by discrimination, this anthology includes the experiences of the privileged and of those who resist change, and reinforces students’ understanding that they can effect changes in their lives and in society....

New Class Society

New Class Society


  • Author : Robert Perrucci
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0742545547


New Class Society Book Description :

This book explores how class-based resources and interests embedded in large organizations are linked to powerful structures and processes which in turn are rapidly polarizing the U.S. into a highly unequal, 'double diamond' class structure. The authors show how and why American class membership in the 21st century is based on an organizationally-based distribution of critical resources including income, investment capital, credentialed skills verified by elite schools, and social connections to organizational leaders....

Race  Class  and Gender in the United States

Race Class and Gender in the United States


  • Author : Paula S. Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0312174292


Race Class and Gender in the United States Book Description :

Presents 102 readings gathered to present as full a picture as possible of the ways that various types of oppression have interacted with each other in American society. The readings are organized into eight thematic sections that respectively focus on: the social construction of difference; the way...

Race  Class  and Gender

Race Class and Gender


  • Author : Paula S. Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Worth Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1464178666


Race Class and Gender Book Description :

This best-selling anthology effectively introduces students to the complexity of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the United States and illustrates how these categories operate and interact in society. The combination of thoughtfully selected readings, deftly written introductions, and careful organization make it the most engaging and balanced presentation of these issues available today. In Race, Class, and Gender, Paula Rothenberg offers scholarly selections from authors such as Beverly Tatum, Michelle Alexander, Annette Lareau, and Jonathan Kozol, as well as historical documents like the Three-Fifths Compromise, firsthand narrative accounts of how these issues have affected the lives of individuals, and popular press pieces reporting on disc...

Doing Gender Diversity

Doing Gender Diversity


  • Author : Rebecca F. Plante,Lis M. Mau
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429980565


Doing Gender Diversity Book Description :

This cutting-edge reader demonstrates the multiple ways in which the universe of gender is socially, culturally, and historically constructed. The selections focus on gender itself - how gender operates socioculturally, exists, functions, and is presented in micro and macro interactions. In order to avoid balkanization, the authors examine the various ways in which culture intersects with individuals to produce the range of presentations of self that we call 'gender', from people born male who become adult men to lesbian women to transmen, and everyone else on the diverse gender spectrum....

Making Sense of Race  Class  and Gender

Making Sense of Race Class and Gender


  • Author : Celine-Marie Pascale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135776350


Making Sense of Race Class and Gender Book Description :

Using arresting case studies of how ordinary people understand the concepts of race, class, and gender, Celine-Marie Pascale shows that the peculiarity of commonsense is that it imposes obviousness—that which we cannot fail to recognize. As a result, how we negotiate the challenges of inequality in the twenty-first century may depend less on what people consciously think about "difference" and more on what we inadvertently assume. Through an analysis of commonsense knowledge, Pascale expertly provides new insights into familiar topics. In addition, by analyzing local practices in the context of established cultural discourses, Pascale shows how the weight of history bears on the present moment, both enabling and constraining possibilities. Pascale ...