Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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Susan Shaw, Janet Lee
McGraw-Hill Education, 2009 - Social Science - 800 pages
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Women's Voices is an introductory women's studies reader crafted to include a balance of recent contemporary readings with historical and classic pieces. This student-friendly text provides short, accessible readings reflecting the diversity of women's experiences. Chapter introductions provide background information on each chapter's topic, including explanations of key concepts and ideas and references to the subsequent reading selections. This new edition includes revised chapter framework essays that reflect the most up-to-date research and theory in the field.

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Review: Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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If you like books written on the basis of opinion and passed off as a textbook, this is the book for you. Someone really needs to teach the writers/editors the difference between causation and correlation... Read full review

Review: Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

User Review  - Catherine Wasylewski - Goodreads

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Contents

Lisa R Rubin Mako L Fitts and Anne E Becker I Body Ethics
37
Deborah L Rhode I Denials of Inequality
54
JL Systems of Privilege and Inequality in Womens
59
Marilyn Frye I Oppression
84
Peggy McIntosh I White Privilege and Male Privilege
91
Gloria Yamato I Something About the Subject Makes It Hard
99
On Becoming Old Women
106
June Jordan I Report from the Bahamas
118
David Satcher MD I American Women and Health Disparities
326
Linda Gordon I Is Nothing Simple about Reproduction Control?
336
Seldon McCurrie I Eyes on the Prize
350
Two Essays
356
Eleanor Cooney I The Way It Was
369
Family Systems Family Lives
378
Emma Goldman I Marriage and Love
396
A Black Lesbian Feminists Response
414

w Learning Gender in a Diverse Society
124
Anne FaustoSterling I Two Sexes Are Not Enough
140
Nellie Wong I When I Was Growing Up
154
R W Connell I Masculinities and Globalization
162
T Sex Power and Intimacy
170
Pepper Schwartz and Virginia Rutter I Sexual Desire
186
Sweet Love
193
Ellen Bass I GateC22
203
Paula Gunn Allen I Some Like Indians Endure
211
Amy Bloom I Hermaphrodites with Attitude
244
Gloria Steinfm I If Men Could Menstruate
254
RoseWeitz I What We Do for Love
266
Lisa MiyaJervis I Hold That Nose
278
MayaAngelou I Phenomenal Woman
284
Health and Reproductive Rights
296
Reproductive Choice
307
PatMainardi I The Politics of Housework
448
The Politics
464
Six Ways the Male Corporate
483
V
498
Literature and the Arts
511
AudreLorde I Poetry Is Not a Luxury
517
Kristi Turnquist I A Womans Role Is on Television
528
AyadeLeon I If Women Ran Hip Hop
534
Jessica Valenti I Pop Culture Gone Wild
549
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Credits
756
Copyright

About the author (2009)

Susan M. Shaw is associate professor of women's studies at Oregon State University. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including "Girls Rock! Fifty Years of Women Making Music,"


Janet Lee is Professor of Women Studies at Oregon State University. She received her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1985 and served as Director of OSU's Women Studies Program from 1991-2002. She recently received the OSU College of Liberal Arts Excellence Award that recognizes distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service. She is the author of Blood Stories: Menarche and the Politics of the Female Body in U.S. Society (with Jennifer Sasser-Coen) and Comrades and Partners: The Shared Lives of Grace Hutchins and Anna Rochester.

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