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


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* An asterisk indicates a new reading. Preface Part I: Constructing Differences Examining what categories are constructed, how this is done, and why such categories of difference are constructed. Race & Ethnicity 1. Racial Formations- Michael Omi and Howard Winant 2. Optional Ethnicities: For Whites Only?- Mary C. Waters *3. We are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11- Tram Nguyen 4. How Jews Became White Folks and What that Says about Race in America- Karen Brodkin Social Class 5. Race, Wealth, and Equality- Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro 6. Media Magic: Making Class Invisible- Gregory Mantsios *7. Doubly Divided: The Racial Wealth Gap- Meizhu Lui *8. Getting Corporations off the Public Dole- Janice Shields Sex & Gender 9. The Social Construction of Gender- Judith Lorber *10. The Five Sexes, Revisited- Anne Fausto-Sterling 11. The Transgender Paradigm Shift toward Free Expression- Holly Boswell 12. Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity- Michael S. Kimmel Sexuality 13. The Invention of Heterosexuality- Jonathan Ned Katz *14. Sexuality and Gender in Children’s Daily Worlds- Barrie Thorne and Zella Luria 15. Sexual Identity and Bisexual Identities: The Struggle for Self-Description in a Changing Sexual Landscape- Paula C. Rust 16. Naming All the Parts- Kate Bornstein

Part II: Maintaining Inequalities: Systems of Oppression & Privilege Examining what elements of social structure work to maintain systems of stratification based on constructions of difference. Social Institutions Family 17. Our Mothers’ Grief: Racial Ethnic Women and the Maintenance of Families- Bonnie Thornton Dill 18. Families on the Fault Line: America’s Working Class Speaks About the Family, the Economy, Race, and Ethnicity- Lillian B. Rubin 19. Stability and Change in Chicano Men’s Family Lives- Scott Coltrane *20. Gay and Lesbian Families Are Here- Judith Stacey Education 21. Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools- Jonathan Kozol 22. Preparing for Power: Cultural Capital and Curricula in America’s Elite Boarding Schools- Peter W. Cookson, Jr and Caroline Hodges Persell 23. Civilize Them with a Stick- Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes 24. Missing in Interaction- Myra Sadker and David Sadker *25. Schools and the Social Control of Sexuality- Melinda Miceli Work & the Economy 26. Jobless Ghettos: The Social Implications of the Disappearance of Work in Segregated Neighborhoods- William J. Wilson 27. "We’d Love to Hire Them But?": The Meaning of Race for Employers- Joleen Kirschenman and Kathryn M. Neckerman 28. The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the ‘Female’ Professions- Christine L. Williams 29. Cause of Death: Inequality- Alejandro Reuss The State & Public Policy *30. Welfare Reform, Family Hardship, and Women of Color- Linda Burnham *31. Beyond Crime and Punishment- Bruce Western and Becky Petit 32. A Half Century of Class and Gender in American Television Domestic Sitcoms- Richard Butsch 33. The Effects of Affirmative Action on Other Stakeholders- Barbara Reskin 34. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Racialized Social Democracy and the “White” Problem in American Studies- George Lipsitz Media 35. A Half Century of Class and Gender in American TV Domestic Sitcoms- Richard Butsch 36. Distorted Reality: Hispanic Characters in TV Entertainment- Robert *37. Gay Characters in Conventional Spaces: Will and Grace and the Situation Comedy Genre- Kathleen Battles and Wendy Hilton-Morrow *38. Metahors Matter: Disaster Myths, Media Frames, and Their Consequences in Hurricane Katrina- Kathleen Tierney, Christine Bevc, and Erica Kuligowski Language & Culture 39. Racism in the English Language- Robert B. Moore 40. Self, Identity & the Naming Question: Reflections on the Language of Disability- Irving Kenneth Zola 41. How to Tame a Wild Tongue- Gloria Anzaldúa 42. The Dark Side of Sports Symbols- Stanley D. Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn Violence & Social Control 43. Where Race and Gender Meet: Racism, Hate Crimes, and Pornography- Helen Zia 44. Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture: Why are Some Fraternities More Dangerous Places for Women?- A. Ayres Boswell & Joan Z. Spade 45. The Construction of Masculinity and the Triad of Men’s Violence- Michael Kaufman 46. Homophobia as a Weapon of Sexism- Suzanne Pharr

Part III: Experiencing Difference & Inequality in Everyday Life Examining the impact of constructions of difference and maintaining inequalities on members of society. 47. Making Systems of Privilege Visible- Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D. Davis. 48. “Yes, I Follow Islam, But I’m Not a Terrorist”- Nada El Sawy 49. A Dozen Demons- Ellis Cose *50. Always Running- La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.- Luis Rodriguez 51. The Story of My Body- Judith Ortiz Cofer *52. We are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11- Tram Nguyen 53. "Gee, You Don’t Seem Like An Indian From the Reservation"- Barbara Cameron *54. Living Fearlessly With and Within Differences: My Search for Identity Beyond Categories and Contradictions- Shefali Milczarek-Desai 55. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America- Barbara Ehrenreich 56. I Am Your Welfare Reform- Annie Downey 57. Learning to Fight- Geoffrey Canada 58. Bisexuality, Feminism, Men, and Me- Robyn Ochs Part IV: Resistance & Social Change Examining how people working within individual and institutional contexts transform difference from a system of inequality to a system of liberation. 59. Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection- Patricia Hill Collins 60. Cultural Resistance: Reconstructing Our Own Images- Yen Le Espritu *61.Good for the Hood?- Anmol Chaddha 62. Seeing More Than Black & White: Latinos, Racism, and the Cultural Divides- Elizabeth Martinez *63. How White People Can Serve as Allies to People of Color in the Struggle to End Racism- Paul Kivel 64. Dismantling Noah’s Ark: Gender and Equality- Judith Lorber *65. Voices of a New Movimiento- Roberto Lovato Index * An asterisk indicates a new reading.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pluralism (Social sciences) -- 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 relations.