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Race, gender, sexuality, and social class : dimensions of inequality and identity

Author: Susan J Ferguson
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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New edition of this eye-opening exploration of how socials statuses intersect to shape our identities and produce inequalities.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Ferguson
ISBN: 9781483374956 1483374955
OCLC Number: 894312657
Notes: Revised edition of: Race, gender, sexuality, & social class : dimensions of inequality, published in 2013.
Description: xxvii, 627 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Concepts. Defining contested concepts / Lynn Weber ; What is racial domination? / Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer ; Creating a world of dichotomy : categorizing sex and gendering cultural messages / Sara L. Crawley, Lara J. Foley, and Constance L. Shehan ; The social construction of disability / Susan Wendell --
History. Rethinking the paradigm : class / Gerda Lerner ; Racial domination and the evolution of racial classification / Tukufu Zuberi ; Ethno-religious dimensions of Jewish cultures / Michael Polgar ; The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz --
Theories of difference. Foundations of class analysis : a Marxist perspective / Erik Olin Wright ; Is capitalism gendered and racialized? / Joan Acker ; The social construction and institutionalization of gender and race : an integrative framework / Evelyn Nakano Glenn ; Critical thinking about inequality : an emerging lens / Bonnie Thornton Dill and Ruth Enid Zambrana ; Whiteness by any other color is still whiteness / Pem Davidson Buck ; My body, my closet : invisible disability and the limits of coming-out discourse / Ellen Samuels --
Identity Formation. Who am I? Race, ethnicity, and identity / Hazel Rose Markus ; Gender and identity / Judith A. Howard and Ramira M. Alamilla ; How we find ourselves : identity development and two-spirit people / Alex Wilson ; "I'm an American with a Japanese look" : emerging identities and practices / Mia Tuan ; What does a white woman look like? Racing and erasing in law / Katherine Franke --
Identities and social interaction. Using racial and ethnic concepts : the critical case of very young children / Debra Van Ausdale and Joe R. Feagin ; Women without class : chicas, cholas, trash, and the presence or absence of class identity / Julie Bettie ; Queers without money : they are everywhere. but we refuse to see them / Amber Hollibaugh ; A place in town : doing class in a coffee shop / Carrie Yodanis ; The view from the country club : wealthy whites and the matrix of privilege / Jessica Holden Sherwood --
Identity construction and stigma management. The racial formation of American Indians : negotiating legitimate identities within trial and federal law / Eva Marie Garroutte ; Salvaging the self / David Snow and Leon Anderson ; Passing as black : racial identity work among biracial Americans / Nikki Khanna and Cathryn Johnson ; The stigma of brown skin and "foreign" names / Amir Marvasti and Karyn D. McKinney ; "I don't like passing as a straight woman" : queer negotiations of identity and social group membership / Carla Pfeffer --
The family. It's all in the family : intersections of gender, race and nation / Patricia Hill Collins ; An intersectional approach to resistance and complicity : the case of racialized desire among Asian American women / Karen Pyke ; The privilege of coming out : race, class, and lesbians' mothering decisions / Nancy Mezey --
Education. How tracking undermines race equity in desegregated schools / Roslyn Arlin Mickelson ; The schooling of Latino children / Luis C. Moll and Richard Ruiz ; Class matters / Peter Sacks --
Employment and the economy. Inequality regimes : gender, class, and race in organizations / Joan Acker ; Are Emily and Greg more employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A field experiment on labor market discrimination / Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan ; Families on the frontier : from "Braceros" in the fields to "Braceras" in the home / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo --
Health care and medicine. Social determinants and family health / Janet R. Grochowski ; Racism's hidden toll / Ryan Blitstein ; A slow toxic decline : dialysis patients, technological failure, and the unfulfilled promise of health in America ./ Keith Wailoo --
Media. Framing class, vicarious living, and conspicuous consumption / Diana Kendall ; Muslim Americans in the news before and after 9/11 / Brigitte L. Nacos and Oscar Torres-Reyna ; Why women aren't welcome on the internet / Amanda Hess --
Politics and government. Sand castles and snake Pits / Lillian B. Rubin ; The new Jim Crow / Michelle Alexander ; The roots of American decline / Richard Lachmann --
Power and privilege unmasked. America unequal / Douglas S. Massey ; Confronting intersecting inequalities / Sonia Hanson, Peter Kivisto, and Elizabeth Hartung ; The culture of privilege : color-blindness, postfeminism, and Christonormativity / Abby L. Ferber ; Five faces of oppression / Iris Marion Young ; Rage of the privileged / Ellis Cose ; Racial profiling and immigration law enforcement : rounding up of usual suspects in the Latino community / Mary Romero ; The many costs of Anti-Asian discrimination / Rosalind S. Chou and Joe R. Feagin ; Sexual harassment and masculinity : the power and meaning of "girl watching" / Beth A. Quinn --
Empowerment and social change. Toward a new vision : race, class, and gender as categories of analysis and connection / Patricia Hill Collins ; How white people can serve as allies to people of color in the struggle to end racism / Paul Kivel ; Doing anti-racism : toward an egalitarian American society / Jacqueline Johnson, Sharon Rush, and Joe Feagin ; Dismantling Noah's Ark / Judith Lorber ; Policy steps toward closing the gap / Meizhu Lui, Barbara J. Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose Brewer, and Rebecca Adamson.
Other Titles: Race, gender, sexuality, & social class.
Responsibility: Susan J. Ferguson, editor.
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