2011_BedfordSelect_Browse_List

Exploring Diversity

CONSTRUCTING MASCULINITY


Lynne Luciano Male Body Image in America
Noel Perrin The Androgynous Man
Katha Pollitt Why Boys Don't Play with Dolls
Paul Theroux Being a Man

"I WANT TO BE MISS AMERICA"


Julia Alvarez I Want to Be Miss America
Bharati Mukherjee Two Ways to Belong in America
Grace Suh The Eye of the Beholder
Elizabeth Wong The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl

MARKING GENDER


Aaron H. Devor Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender
Casey Miller and Kate Swift Who's in Charge of the English Language?
Deborah Tannen There Is No Unmarked Woman

NATIVE AMERICAN VOICES


Paula Gunn Allen Where I Come From Is Like This
Michael Dorris For Indians, No Thanksgiving
Linda Hogan Hearing Voices
Leslie Marmon Silko Language and Literature from a Pueblo Indian Perspective

PERSPECTIVES ON BLACK ENGLISH


James Baldwin If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?
Henry Louis Gates Jr. Talking Black
Barbara Mellix From Outside, In

REDUCING IDENTITIES TO STEROTYPES


Curtis Chang Streets of Gold: The Myth of the Model Minority
Judith Ortiz Cofer The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
Lucia Perillo A Definition of Terms

TARGETS OF DISCRIMINATION


James Baldwin Stranger in the Village
Ralph Ellison On Being the Target of Discrimination
Beverly Daniel Tatum Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
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