1. WOMEN'S STUDIES: PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES Adrienne Rich, Claiming an Education / Phyllis Chesler, Your Legacy / Sheila Ruth, Feminist Activism: Historical Context / bell hooks, Revolutionary Feminism / JeeYeun Lee, Beyond Bean Counting / Allan G. Johnson, Can Men Take Responsibility for the Patriarchy? / Deborah L. Rhode, Denials of Inequality 2. SYSTEMS OF PRIVILEGE AND INEQUALITY IN WOMEN'S LIVES Patricia Hill Collins, Toward a New Vision / Marilyn Frye, Oppression / Laurel Richardson, Gender Stereotyping in the English Language / Suzanne Pharr, Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism / Peggy McIntosh, White Privilege and Male Privilege / Gloria Yamato, Something about the Subject Makes It Hard to Name / Donna Langston, Tired of Playing Monopoly? / Baba Copper, Voices: On Becoming Old Women / Susan Wendell, The Social Construction of Disability 3. LEARNING GENDER IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY Lois Gould, X: A Fabulous Child's Story / Judith Lorber, The Social Construction of Gender / Virginia Sapiro, The Plurality of Gender-Based Realities / Nellie Wong, When I Was Growing Up / Natalie Angier, Spiking the Punch / Mariah Burton Nelson, Boys Will Be Boys and Girls Will Not / Michael Kimmel, What Are Little Boys Made Of? 4. SEX, POWER, AND INTIMACY Pepper Schwartz and Virginia Rutter, Sexual Desire and Gender / Naomi Wolf, Radical Heterosexuality / Robyn Ochs, Bisexuality, Feminism, Men, and Me / April Sinclair, Coffee Will Make You Black / Cherrie Moraga, La Guera / Diane Hugs, Pleasures / Carolyn Reyes and Eric DeMeulenaere, Companeros / Paula Gunn Allen, Some Like Indians Endure 5. INSCRIBING GENDER ON THE BODY Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Breast Buds and the Training Bra / Gloria Steinem, If Men Could Menstruate / Judith Joyce, My Fat Lover / Becky Wangsgaard Thompson, A Way Outta No Way / Veronica Chambers, Dreadlocked / Lisa Miya-Jervis, Hold that Nose / Susan Wendell, Feminism, Disability, and Transcendence of the Body / Maya Angelou, Phenomenal Woman 6. HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS Harvard Women's Health Watch, How Far We've Come / Patti Lou Watkins and Diane Whaley, Gender Role Stressors and Women's Health / Lisa Collier Cool, Forgotten Women: How Minorities are Underserved by our Health Care System / Adrienne Germain, Man-made Threats to Women's Health / Ms, Breast Cancer: Is It the Environment? / Margaret Sanger, My Fight for Birth Control / Cynthia Gorney, Caught in the Crossfire / Rachel Roth, How Women Pay for Fetal Rights 7. Family Systems, Family Lives Michael Kimmel, The "Constructed Problems" of Contemporary Family Life / Emma Goldman, Marriage and Love / bell hooks, Justice: Childhood Love Lessons / Betty Holcomb, Friendly for Whose Family? / Anndee Hochman, What We Call Each Other / Sandra Cisneros, Only Daughter 8. WOMEN'S WORK INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE HOME Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Women and Economics / Sharlene Hesse-Bibber and Gregg Lee Carter A Brief History of Working Women / Ellen Bravo, Go Figure / Ann M. Morrison, Randall P. White, Ellen Van Velsor, and the Center for Creative Leadership, Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Hitting the Wall / Barbara Ehrenreich, Maid to Order / Priscilla Alexander, Prostitution: A Difficult Issue for Feminists / Cynthia Enloe, The Globetrotting Sneaker 9. WOMEN CONFRONTING AND CREATING CULTURE Virginia Woolf, Thinking about Shakespeare's Sister / Audrey Lorde, Poetry is Not a Luxury / Gloria Anzaldua, The Path of the Red and Black Ink / Jill Birnie Henke, Diane Zimmerman Umble, and Nancy J. Smith, Construction of the Female Self / Joan Morgan, From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos / Jane Feuer, Averting the Male Gaze: Visual Pleasure and Images of Fat Women / Jane M. Shattuc, The Oprahfication of America / Nina Hartley, Confessions of a Feminist Porno Star 10. RESISTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Violence against Women: An Issue of Human Rights / Gloria Steinem, Supremacy Crimes / A. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade, Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture / Sherryl Jefferson Harrison, Her Toughest Case / Grace Caroline Bridges, Lisa's Ritual, Age 10 / John Stoltenberg, Pornography and Freedom / Donna M. Hughes, The Internet and the Global Prostitution Industry / Fiona Lee, Militarism and Sexual Violence 11. STATE, LAW, AND SOCIAL POLICY Susan B. Anthony, Constitutional Argument / M. Margaret Conway, David W. Ahern, and Gertrude A. Steuernagel, Women and Family Law: Marriage and Divorce / Mary Frances Berry, The Crime that Had No Name / Randy Albelda and Chris Tilly, It's a Family Affair / Cindy Ballard, I was a Welfare Mom / Anna Shelton, Battered Women: A New Asylum Case / Nina Siegal, Stopping Abuse in Prison / Margarethe Cammermeyer, Serving in Silence 12. RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY IN WOMEN'S LIVES Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Introduction to The Woman's Bible / Karen McCarthy Brown, Fundamentalism and the Control of Women / Paula Gunn Allen, Grandmother of the Sun / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito, Islam, Social Change, and the Reality of Arab Women's Lives / Judith Plaskow, Standing Again at Sinai / Alicia Ostriker, Everywoman Her Own Theology / Starhawk, Witchcraft and Women's Culture / Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, A Visit from Reverend Tileston 13. ACTIVISM, CHANGE, AND FEMINIST FUTURES Lisa Maria Hogeland, Fear of Feminism / Michael Kimmel, Real Men Join the Movement / Marj Schneider, From Personal Tragedy to Group Consciousness: The Movement for Disability Rights / The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action / bell hooks, Beloved Community / Suzanne Pharr, Taking the High Road / Ruth Rosen, Epilogue: Beyond Backlash / Jenny Joseph, WarningLee, Janet is the author of 'Women's Voices, Feminist Visions Classic and Contemporary Readings' with ISBN 9780767418140 and ISBN 076741814X.