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Race, class, gender, and sexuality : the big questions / ed. Naomi Zack, Laurie Shrage, Crispin Sartwell

Secondary Author Zack, Naomi, 1944-
Shrage, Laurie
Sartwell, Crispin
Country Estados Unidos. Publication Massachusetts : Blackwell Publishers, imp. 1999 Description XIII, 410 p. ; 25 cm Series Philosophy the big questions) ISBN 0-631-20875-5 CDU 316.6
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This ambitious philosophical anthology combines analyses and surveys of contemporary theorising on social identity.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • About the Editors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Part I Race: Edited
  • Race: Introduction to the Readings
  • 1 The Real Status of Blacks Today
  • 2 The Uncompleted Argument: Du Bois and the Illusion of Race
  • 3 Racism in the Head, Racism in the World
  • 4 The Status of Blacks in Academic Philosophy
  • 5 Reverse Discrimination as Unjustified
  • 6 The Morality of Reparation
  • 7 The Fact of Blackness
  • 8 Prison of Color
  • Part II Class: Edited by Crispin Sartwell
  • 9 Mixed Black and White Race and Public Policy
  • Questions about Race
  • Recommended Reading for Part One
  • Class: Introduction to the Readings
  • 10 Civil Government is for Defence of Rich Against Poor
  • 11 Manifesto of the Communist Party
  • 12 Economy and Society
  • 13 Men and Jobs
  • 14 Seeing Ourselves Through the Eyes of the "Other": an Intellectual and Spiritual Journey
  • 15 Gilded Lilies and Liberal Guilt
  • 16 Working-class Culture
  • Questions about Class
  • Recommended Reading for Part Two
  • Part III Gender: Edited
  • Gender: Introduction to the Readings
  • 17 Gender Treachery: Homophobia, Masculinity, and Threatened Identities
  • 18 Interpreting 'Gender'
  • 19 A Matter of Discipline: Reading for Gender in Jewish Philosophy
  • 20 Stages on Kant's Way: Aesthetics, Morality and the Gendered Sublime
  • Questions about Gender
  • Recommended Reading for Part Three
  • Part IV Sexuality: Edited
  • Sexuality: Introduction to the Readings
  • 21 Saint Foucault
  • 22 Refiguring Lesbian Desire
  • 23 Markets in Women's Sexual Labour
  • 24 Talking Sex
  • 25 Deconstructive Strategies and the Movement against Sexual Violence
  • Questions about Sexuality
  • Recommended Reading for Part Four
  • Part V Intersections: Edited
  • Intersections: Introduction to the Readings
  • 26 Mother Tongue
  • 27 Confessions of a Nice Negro, or Why I Shaved my Head
  • 28 The Green Frog Skin: John (Fire)
  • 29 Aren't You in the Wrong Neighbourhood?
  • 30 Sunset Trailer Park
  • 31 The Culture of Complaint
  • 32 Have We Got a Theory for You!
  • 33 A Long Line of Vendidas
  • Questions about Intersections
  • Recommended Reading for Part Five
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Naomi Zack is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Albany. She is the author of Race and Mixed Race (1993), Bachelors of Science: Seventeenth Century Identity Then and Now (1996), Thinking About Race (1998). She is the Editor of American Mixed Race: The Culture of Microdiversity (1995) and Race/Sex: Their Sameness, Difference, and Interplay (1997).

Laurie Shrage is Professor and Department Chair of Philosophy at California State Polytechmic University, Pomona. She is the author of Moral Dilemmas of Feminism: Prostitution, Adultery, and Abortion (1994).

Crispin Sartwell is Associate Professor of Humanities at Pennsylvania State University, Capital College. He is the author of The Art of Living: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in World Spiritual Traditions (1995), Obscenity, Anarchy, Reality (1996), and Act Like You Know: African-American Autobiography and White Identity .

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