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The Resource American lives, American issues, Robert S. Newman

American lives, American issues, Robert S. Newman

Label
American lives, American issues
Title
American lives, American issues
Statement of responsibility
Robert S. Newman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Newman, Robert S.
Dewey number
305.8/00973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
.N49 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Minorities
  • Minorities
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American lives, American issues, Robert S. Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Personal narratives: the individual view. On being white, female, and born in Bensonhurst / Marianne Demarco Torgovnick -- Free at last? a personal perspective / Glenn C. Loury -- Entering the conversation / Mike Rose -- "What is a homosexual?" from Virtually normal / Andrew Sullivan -- "Mascot" from The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X and Alex Haley -- "School" from Color of water / James McBride -- Mute in an English-only world / Chang-Rae Lee -- "On reading difference" from Ploughshares / Diana Abu-Jaber
  • 2. American places. "The apostate in the attic" from Bone deep in the landscape / Mary Clearman Blew -- "L.A. cucaracha urban sketch journal" from Urban Latino cultures, La Vida Latina en L.A. / Lalo Alcaraz -- "Angels on the ceiling" from When I was Puerto Rican / Esmeralda Santiago -- "La conciencia de la Mestiza/Towards a new consciousness" from Borderlands / Gloria Anzaldua -- "No place to go back to" from Why history matters / Gerda Lerner -- "East/west values" from Voices from Southeast Asia / Monk Phen Anonthasy -- "All over the place" from Lure of the local / Lucy Lippard
  • 3. Theoretical interlude: prejudice and discrimination. The unwanted / William Finnegan -- Chart: major causes of prejudice and discrimination, and "Key ideas" from Prejudice and discrimination / S. Dale McLemore -- "Racial formations" from Racial formation in the United States / Michael Omi and Howard Winant -- "Identity development in adolescence" from Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? / Beverly Tatum -- I'm black, you're white, who's innocent? / Shelby Steele -- "The right to do wrong" from The Libertarian reader / Roger Pilon -- Sending cinematic Smoke signals: an interview with Sherman Alexie / Sherman Alexie, Dennis West, and Joan M. West -- Home is where the Han is: a Korean American perspective on the Los Angeles upheavals / Elaine H. Kim
  • 4. American pluralism. "Preface" from Americans, a collision of histories / Edward Countryman -- The emergence of an American ethnic pattern / Nathan Glazer -- Reflections on racial patterns in America / Ronald Takaki -- Storm over Jefferson / Gary Wills -- "Toward a new politics of Hispanic assimilation" from Out of the barrio / Linda Chavez -- We need new and critical study of race and ethnicity / Manning Marable -- What is an American? / Hector St. John Crevecoeur -- Two ways to belong in America / Bharati Mukerjee -- "The price of being Americanized" from the rise of the unmeltable ethnics / Michael Novak -- Becoming an American / John J. Miller -- Let America be America again / Langston Hughes
  • 5. The American dream: class in America. Money is everything, except hers / Dirk Johnson -- Class in America: myths and realities / Gergory Mantsios -- A Chinaman's chance: reflections on the American dream / Eric Liu -- "By our own bootstraps" from Myths of rich and poor / Richard Alm and Michael Cox -- America's rags-to-riches myth / Michael M. Weinstein -- When work disappears / William Julius Wilson -- Victims and heroes in the 'benevolent state' / Clarence Thomas
  • 6. Gender in American life. "What women want" from What women want / Patricia Ireland -- "What women really want" from Standup guy / Michael Segell -- The social construction of gender / Judith Lorber -- Women's figures: the economic progress of women in America (American Enterprise Institute) / Dianne Furchtgott-Roth and Christine Stolba -- Go figure / Ellen Bravo -- "10 for Title X: a compliance checklist" from the New York Times, June 23, 1997 -- Title IX: it's time to live up to the letter of the law / Donna Lopiano -- 'Proportionality' will keep both male and female athletes out of the game / Stephen P. Erber -- Pigskin, patriarchy, and pain / Don Sabo -- Men as success objects / Warren Farrell -- Men: comrades in struggle / Bell Hooks
  • 7. Religion in multicultural America. "Bible belted, school prayer gets teacher axed" from the New York Post / Angela Mosconi and Susan Edelman -- Letters on Rosario case -- Article 1, Bill of rights -- An act for establishing religious freedom / Thomas Jefferson -- [Jefferson's] Letter to the Danbury Baptists -- God in the public square / Lee Albert -- Faith in search of votes / Michael Novak -- A place in the classroom / Michael Jacobs -- Choosing my religion / Stephen J. Dubner -- Faith is a compromise: what does the Koran say about Nasreen's nose-rings? / Geraldine Brooks
  • 8. Change in America. "Occurrence in Durham" from Studs Terkel's Race, how black and whites think and feel about the American obsession / Studs Terkel and C.P. Ellis -- Private prejudice, private remedy / Doug Bandow -- A match made in heaven, lesbian leftie chats with a Promise Keeper / Suzanne Pharr -- The American way of golf / Tom Watson -- A fair share in suburbia / Jay Walljasper -- Getting to work / Kenny Fries -- Speech codes / Nat Hentoff -- Among the gender benders / Wendy Shalit -- "Affirmative Action and the dilemma of the 'qualified'" from The rage of a privileged class / Ellis Cose -- What's wrong with 'rights' / Richard Rorty
  • 4. American pluralism. "Preface" from Americans, a collision of histories / Edward Countryman -- The emergence of an American ethnic pattern / Nathan Glazer -- Reflections on racial patterns in America / Ronald Takaki -- Storm over Jefferson / Gary Wills -- "Toward a new politics of Hispanic assimilation" from Out of the barrio / Linda Chavez -- We need new and critical study of race and ethnicity / Manning Marable -- What is an American? / Hector St. John Crevecoeur -- Two ways to belong in America / Bharati Mukerjee -- "The price of being Americanized" from The rise of the unmeltable ethnics / Michael Novak -- Becoming an American / John J. Miller -- Let America be America again / Langston Hughes
Control code
47965383
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 572 pages
Isbn
9780130851345
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001044798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47965383
Label
American lives, American issues, Robert S. Newman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Personal narratives: the individual view. On being white, female, and born in Bensonhurst / Marianne Demarco Torgovnick -- Free at last? a personal perspective / Glenn C. Loury -- Entering the conversation / Mike Rose -- "What is a homosexual?" from Virtually normal / Andrew Sullivan -- "Mascot" from The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X and Alex Haley -- "School" from Color of water / James McBride -- Mute in an English-only world / Chang-Rae Lee -- "On reading difference" from Ploughshares / Diana Abu-Jaber
  • 2. American places. "The apostate in the attic" from Bone deep in the landscape / Mary Clearman Blew -- "L.A. cucaracha urban sketch journal" from Urban Latino cultures, La Vida Latina en L.A. / Lalo Alcaraz -- "Angels on the ceiling" from When I was Puerto Rican / Esmeralda Santiago -- "La conciencia de la Mestiza/Towards a new consciousness" from Borderlands / Gloria Anzaldua -- "No place to go back to" from Why history matters / Gerda Lerner -- "East/west values" from Voices from Southeast Asia / Monk Phen Anonthasy -- "All over the place" from Lure of the local / Lucy Lippard
  • 3. Theoretical interlude: prejudice and discrimination. The unwanted / William Finnegan -- Chart: major causes of prejudice and discrimination, and "Key ideas" from Prejudice and discrimination / S. Dale McLemore -- "Racial formations" from Racial formation in the United States / Michael Omi and Howard Winant -- "Identity development in adolescence" from Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? / Beverly Tatum -- I'm black, you're white, who's innocent? / Shelby Steele -- "The right to do wrong" from The Libertarian reader / Roger Pilon -- Sending cinematic Smoke signals: an interview with Sherman Alexie / Sherman Alexie, Dennis West, and Joan M. West -- Home is where the Han is: a Korean American perspective on the Los Angeles upheavals / Elaine H. Kim
  • 4. American pluralism. "Preface" from Americans, a collision of histories / Edward Countryman -- The emergence of an American ethnic pattern / Nathan Glazer -- Reflections on racial patterns in America / Ronald Takaki -- Storm over Jefferson / Gary Wills -- "Toward a new politics of Hispanic assimilation" from Out of the barrio / Linda Chavez -- We need new and critical study of race and ethnicity / Manning Marable -- What is an American? / Hector St. John Crevecoeur -- Two ways to belong in America / Bharati Mukerjee -- "The price of being Americanized" from the rise of the unmeltable ethnics / Michael Novak -- Becoming an American / John J. Miller -- Let America be America again / Langston Hughes
  • 5. The American dream: class in America. Money is everything, except hers / Dirk Johnson -- Class in America: myths and realities / Gergory Mantsios -- A Chinaman's chance: reflections on the American dream / Eric Liu -- "By our own bootstraps" from Myths of rich and poor / Richard Alm and Michael Cox -- America's rags-to-riches myth / Michael M. Weinstein -- When work disappears / William Julius Wilson -- Victims and heroes in the 'benevolent state' / Clarence Thomas
  • 6. Gender in American life. "What women want" from What women want / Patricia Ireland -- "What women really want" from Standup guy / Michael Segell -- The social construction of gender / Judith Lorber -- Women's figures: the economic progress of women in America (American Enterprise Institute) / Dianne Furchtgott-Roth and Christine Stolba -- Go figure / Ellen Bravo -- "10 for Title X: a compliance checklist" from the New York Times, June 23, 1997 -- Title IX: it's time to live up to the letter of the law / Donna Lopiano -- 'Proportionality' will keep both male and female athletes out of the game / Stephen P. Erber -- Pigskin, patriarchy, and pain / Don Sabo -- Men as success objects / Warren Farrell -- Men: comrades in struggle / Bell Hooks
  • 7. Religion in multicultural America. "Bible belted, school prayer gets teacher axed" from the New York Post / Angela Mosconi and Susan Edelman -- Letters on Rosario case -- Article 1, Bill of rights -- An act for establishing religious freedom / Thomas Jefferson -- [Jefferson's] Letter to the Danbury Baptists -- God in the public square / Lee Albert -- Faith in search of votes / Michael Novak -- A place in the classroom / Michael Jacobs -- Choosing my religion / Stephen J. Dubner -- Faith is a compromise: what does the Koran say about Nasreen's nose-rings? / Geraldine Brooks
  • 8. Change in America. "Occurrence in Durham" from Studs Terkel's Race, how black and whites think and feel about the American obsession / Studs Terkel and C.P. Ellis -- Private prejudice, private remedy / Doug Bandow -- A match made in heaven, lesbian leftie chats with a Promise Keeper / Suzanne Pharr -- The American way of golf / Tom Watson -- A fair share in suburbia / Jay Walljasper -- Getting to work / Kenny Fries -- Speech codes / Nat Hentoff -- Among the gender benders / Wendy Shalit -- "Affirmative Action and the dilemma of the 'qualified'" from The rage of a privileged class / Ellis Cose -- What's wrong with 'rights' / Richard Rorty
  • 4. American pluralism. "Preface" from Americans, a collision of histories / Edward Countryman -- The emergence of an American ethnic pattern / Nathan Glazer -- Reflections on racial patterns in America / Ronald Takaki -- Storm over Jefferson / Gary Wills -- "Toward a new politics of Hispanic assimilation" from Out of the barrio / Linda Chavez -- We need new and critical study of race and ethnicity / Manning Marable -- What is an American? / Hector St. John Crevecoeur -- Two ways to belong in America / Bharati Mukerjee -- "The price of being Americanized" from The rise of the unmeltable ethnics / Michael Novak -- Becoming an American / John J. Miller -- Let America be America again / Langston Hughes
Control code
47965383
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 572 pages
Isbn
9780130851345
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001044798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47965383

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