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Title Rereading America : cultural contexts for critical thinking and writing / edited by Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, Bonnie Lisle.

Publication Info. Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martins, c2019.

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Edition Eleventh edition.
Description xvii, 718 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : thinking critically, challenging cultural myths -- 1. Harmony at home -- The myth of the model family -- Looking for work / Gary Soto -- What we really miss about the 1950s / Stephanie Coontz -- The color of family ties : race, gender, and extended family involvement / Naomi Gerstel -- When should a child be taken from his parents? / Larissa Macfarquar -- Visual portfolio : reading images of American families -- (From) Becoming Nicole : the transformation of American family / Amy Ellis Nutt -- (From) Loving: Interracial intimacy in America and the threat if white supremacy / Sheryll Cashin From : Beyond monogamy : Polyamory and the future of polyqueer sexualities / Mimi Schippers -- 2. Learning power -- The myth of education and empowerment -- The essentials of a good education / Diane Ravitch -- Against school / John Taylor Gatto -- "I just wanna be average" / Mike Rose -- (From) Social class and the hidden curriculum of work / Jean Anyon -- Visual portfolio : reading images of education and empowerment -- Education :attentional disarray ? Sherry Turkle -- Blurred lines, take two / Peggy Orenstein -- City of broken dreams / Sara Goldrick-Rab -- 3. The wild wired West -- Myths of progress on the tech frontier -- Our future selves / Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen -- has the smartphone destroyed a generation / JEan M. Twenge -- Let's get lost / Kenneth Goldsmith -- Zoe and the trolls / Noreen Malone -- Twitter and the white supremacy, a love story / Jessie Daniels -- Visual portfolio : reading images of wired culture -- How we sold our souls - and more to the internet giants / Bruce Schneier -- You will lose your job to a robot and sooner than you think / Kevin Drum -- Big data, google and the end of free will / Yuval Noah Harari
4. Money and success -- The myth of individual opportunity -- Class in America / George Mantsios -- Serving in Florida / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Visual portfolio : reading images of individual opportunity -- (From) A tangle of pathology to a race-fair America / Alan Aja [and others] -- How the other half banks / Mehrsa Baradaran -- Framing class, vicarious living and conspicuous consumption / Diana Kendall -- My fight for inclusion and lasting change / Ellen K Pao -- Thank God it's Monday / Kate Aronoff -- Why we should give free money to everyone / Rutger Bregman -- 5. True women and real men -- Myths of gender -- Girl / Jamaica Kincaid -How to do gender / Lisa Wade and Myra Marx Ferree -- Guys' club ; no faggots, bitches, or pussies allowed / Carlos Andres Gomez -- Sisterhood is complicated / Ruth Padawer -- Visual portfolio : reading images of gender -- The longest war / Rebecca Solnit --(From) the gender knot : Patriarchy / Allan G. Johnson -- "Two ways a woman can get hurt' Advertising and violence / Jean Kilbourne -- From Rush Limbaugh to Donald Trump ; conservative talk radio and the defiant reassertion of the white male authority / Jackson Katz -- 6. Created equal -- The myth race -- The case for reparations / Ta- Nehisi Coates -- Theories and constructs of race / Linda Holtzman and Leon Sharpe -- Gentrification / Sherman Alexie -- Nobody / Marc Lamont Hill -- Visual portfolio : reading images of race -- (From) Muslim girls / Amani Al-Khatahtbeh -- Passport to the New West / Jose Orduna -- How immigrants become "other" / Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Carola Suárez-Orozco.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Readers.
United States -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
College readers.
Civilization -- Study and teaching.
College readers.
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Readers -- United States.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
United States.
Added Author Colombo, Gary.
Cullen, Robert.
Lisle, Bonnie.
ISBN 9781319056360