This page intentionally left blank Preface I start with a confession:
Is she then "indentured" to her parents, forced to "straddle two cultures"? Barbara Ehrenreich While the family can teach "the finest things human beings can learn from one another," too often the family teaches "nasty things like hate and rage and shame.
But in the end, the truth brings them closer. Blue Spruce Stephen Perry When the town manicurist was pregnant with his child, the barber "bundled her out of town.
Ardavi wrote her sister, "you'd think I was American. Peaches Reginald McKnight Rita's father rejects the "rich white boy" who attempts to win his daughter's affection by traveling to Africa.
Klein"I hadn't been in a punch-up since I was ten and had no idea what to do in an actual fight. But I had seen [my girlfriend] in class, whupping two heavily mock attackers. I knew what she could do. Adair Lara Should men treat women as "precious" and pick up the check on dates, as they did in the past?
Uncle Sam and Aunt Samantha Anna Quindlen Because women have proven their abilities in military service and combat, they should be required to register for Selective Service just as men must.
Anti-Male Bias in English Eugene AugustSexist people "use language to manipulate gender role behavior and to create negative social attitudes toward males. Joyce Carol Oates Connie felt her heart pound faster as she realized Arnold Friend "wasn't a kid, he was much older-thirty, maybe more.
Between Cultures Living in Two Worlds Marcus Mabry A student travels "between the universes of poverty and affluence" as he moves between home and college life.
Why Does My Race Matter? Carl Holman Distancing himself from his race, Mr. Z married someone who "had somewhere lost her Jewishness," and from there he climbed, "unclogged by ethnic weights.
Los Vendidos Luis Valdez The governor's secretary is seeking "a Mexican type for the administration," but the model offered is not at all what she expected.
They don't see me at all. Coleman Jokes and attitudes against fat people "are as wrong and damaging as any racial or ethnic slur. Brody"Unless we change our eating and exercise habits and pay greater attention to this disease, more than one-third of whites, two-fifths of blacks and half of Hispanic people in this country will develop diabetes.
Shouldn't women's liberation have freed women from "bodily harm"? Baldness Steven Barrie-Anthony A young man decides that a hat is a better "solution" for baldness than many drugs that promise to cure baldness but have serious side effects.
Body of Evidence Jenny Jones After six surgeries and five sets of implants, a talk show host reveals, "I would sell everything I own to be able to have the body back that I gave up. Between Values In Groups We Shrink Carol Tavris People in groups "do not behave badly because they are inherently bad"; their passivity "has more to do with the nature of groups than the nature of individuals.
People handle oppression in different ways, but there is only one practical and moral way to create a community. How to Raise a Media Skeptic Susan Douglas Kids can't be quarantined from TV, but they can be exposed to the "virus" and inoculated with some healthy skepticism.
Makes Learning Fun Clifford Stoll "What good are glitzy gadgets to a child who can't pay attention in class, won't read more than a paragraph, and is unable to write analytically?
Thomas Hoving An art historian proposes a three-point plan to evaluate a painting:WMES INFORMATION SECURITY CONTROL Tutorial 1 Question 1 Distinguish between a vulnerability, a threat, and a control.
Vulnerability is a weakness in the security system, for example, in procedures, design, or implementation, that might be exploited to cause lose or harm. Summary of Stages of Racial Identity Development Summary by Interaction Institute for Social Change The attached charts summarize several frameworks that have been.
Some of us can be easily identified with one group, but some of us cannot. Both essays " Why Does My Race Matter" by Yasmine Bahrani and "Freedom From Choice" by Brian A.
Courney deal with these problems, problems encountered by biracial and multiracial people in today"s world. Being biracial is not so simple today.
Feb 01, · By now, the primary benefit of racial classification is apparent to me: entertainment.
The primary drawback is equally apparent: It has made my identity available for distortion by others who claim an interest in it.
Yasmine Bahrani The author claims that the "identities we accept are portentous because they follow us around forever" and suggests that we stop placing ourselves in racial categories* Taking a Leap of Faith Michael Skube"The stereotypical post-9/11 view of someone raised a Muslim is that he would be vengeful, even brutal"; however, the author.
Race and Reality in the Essays Why Does My Race Matter by Yasmine Bahrani and Freedom From Choice by Brian ashio-midori.comy ( words, 1 pages) Race and RealityWe all live in the world which classifies people into precisely defined groups.