Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
The first reader to cover the scope of oppressions in America, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice covers six thematic issues: racism, sexism, Anti-Semitism, heterosexism, classism, and ableism. The reader contains a mix of short personal and theoretical essays as well as entries designed to challenge students to take action to end oppressive behavior and to affirm diversity and racial justice.
(For the original version of chapter 48, please refer to: Herek, Gregory, "Heterosexism and Homophobia," in Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health, ed. Robert Cavaj and Terry S. Stein, 1996, American Psychiatric Press, pp. pp. 101-113.)
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A Different Mirror
Contesting the Federal
Can We Talk?
Seeing More than Black and White
Homophobia in Black Communities
What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality?
The Men with the Pink Triangles
International Bill of Gender Rights
Social Interaction Discrimination and Activism
How Meatpacking Is Creating
In Honor of My Ancestors
An Asian Lesbians Struggle
Moving Beyond White Guilt
The Massacre of the Jews
The Christian Heritage
Europe and America
Including Jews in Multiculturalism
On BlackJewish Relations
Short Black Hair
Jews Building Bridges
Fear Shame and Silence
Which Outlaws? Or Who Was That Masked Man?
The Conundrum of Difference
A Movement to End Sexist Oppression
The Rape of Mr Smith
Pornography and Mens Consciousness
Adopting the Principle of ProFeminism
How Homophobia Hurts Everyone
A Separate and Unequal Education for Minorities
Time and Space
Recovering Our Sense of Value after Being Labeled Mentally 111
Friendships and Depression
Computers and Disability
Who Owns How Much?
Tired of Playing Monopoly?
Racism or Solidarity? Unions and Asian Immigrant Workers
Why Are Droves of Unqualified Unprepared Kids
So How Did I Get Here?
Next Steps and Action
Workinq for Social Justice Visions and Strateqies for Change
Race Class and Gender as Categories
The Cycle of Liberation
Developing a Liberatory Consciousness
How to Interrupt Oppressive Behavior
Building Successful Multicultural
Thematic Table of Contents
About the Editors