Women of Color in U.S. Society (Women in the Political Economy)

Women of Color in U.S. Society (Women in the Political Economy)

By: Bonnie Thornton Dill (author), Maxine Baca Zinn (author), Maxine Baca Zinn (editor), Bonnie Thornton Dill (editor)Hardback

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Women of color articulate shared experiences of subordination and survival

About Author

Maxine Baca Zinn is Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University. Bonnie Thornton Dill is Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Maryland. Contributors: Regina Arnold, Esther Ngan-Ling Chow, Patricia Hill Collins, Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Linda Grant, Elizabeth Higginbotham, Karen Hossfield, Jennie R. Joe, Nazli Kibria, Dorothy Lonewolf Miller, Leith Mullings, Vilma Ortiz, Denise Segura, Carol B. Stack, Ruth Zambrana, and the editors.

Contents

Preface Foreword - Patricia Hill Collins Part I: Introduction 1. Difference and Domination - Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill 2. Women of Color: A Demographic Overview - Vilma Ortiz Part II: The Constraining Walls of Social Location 3. Helpers, Enforcers, and Go-Betweens: Black Females in Elementary School Classrooms - Linda Grant 4. Hiring Immigrant Women: Silicon Valley's "Simple Formula" - Karen J. Hossfeld 5. Inside the Work Worlds of Chicana and Mexican Immigrant Women - Denise A. Segura 6. Black Professional Women: Job Ceilings and Employment Sectors - Elizabeth Higginbotham 7. Puerto Rican Families and Social Well-Being - Ruth E. Zambrana Part III: Social Agency: Confronting the "Walls" 8. Fictive Kin, Paper Sons, and Compadrazgo: Women of Color and the Struggle for Family Survival - Bonnie Thornton Dill 9. Black Women in Prison: The Price of Resistance - Regina Arnold 10. Cultural Survival and Contemporary American Indian Women in the City - Jennie R. Joe and Dorothy Lonewolf Miller 11. Asian American Women at Work - Esther Ngan-Ling Chow 12. "If It Wasn't for the Women...": African American Women, Community Work, and Social Change - Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 13. Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicity - Nazli Kibria Part IV: Rethinking Gender 14. Images, Ideology, and Women of Color - Leith Mullings 15. Different Voices, Different Visions: Gender, Culture, and Moral Reasoning - Carol B. Stack 16. Feminist Rethinking from Racial-Ethnic Families - Maxine Baca Zinn About the Contributors Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781566391054
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9781566391054
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 1566391059

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