Oct 24, Tracy added it. Contains numerous essays that encourage debate. Return to Book Page. Book is in overall good condition!! One The book Rereading America provides a deep socio-psychological perspective of the American community.
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To the latter, life is a struggle to be sustained and they are thus ready to even risk their health and their lives in order to keep the little they already have. Gosia rated it it was amazing Apr 25, From the statistics, there is a relationship between the social class that people belong to and their scores on a standardized test Read parts of this book in college Their main desire erreading to secure a job and at least earn something to keep their lives moving on Never dry or boring, always open-minded and challenging you to think deeper I was required to get this book for my first americca English course, and I found it to be the best "Textbook" Rereadibg have ever read.
This is a historically and politically important book that should be read by every American.
Barbara and Mantsios use their articles to describe the most common forms of denial of individual opportunities that are currently seen in the American society. Open Preview See a Problem?
Index of Authors and TItles. See 2 questions colmbo Rereading America…. The basic claim in this article is therefore that people living in abject poverty cannot be expected to live healthy lives with only the current minimum wage. Working in the fields was common for the women especially in families where the economic status could not allow them to have slaves or paid workers to work on cotton farms.
Secondly, when compared to the other historical pictures of slaves working in the cotton fields, the white girl now looks better off.
Unlike other multicultural composition readers that settle for representing the plurality of American voices and cultures, "Rereading America" encourages students to grapple with the real differences in perspectives that arise in our "Rereading America" has remained the most widely adopted book of its kind because of its unique approach to the issue of cultural diversity. CDs, access codes etc Shipped to over one million happy customers. Some sections are better than other This isn't my usual diet, but this is an extremely important book.
No trivia or quizzes yet. The coolombo are poignant and focused, balanced amercia authors on both sides of the spectrum.
Rereading America by Colombo, Gary; Cullen, Robert; Lisle, Bonnie
It was great, and I didn't sell it back to the bookstore like I do with all my other college texts!! The offerings are grouped according to a theme: The cycle is therefore likely to repeat itself in the next generation.
However, most of the articles in the book attempt to reduce the common feeling and help expose the deeper roots of the concern. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
They are broken down into the following categories This paper explores this concept from the article by Barbara Ehrenreich whose focus is on living xmerica working in a low-class society and the article by Gregory Mantsios who focuses on the issue of class in America.
This implies that all members of the social struggle to ensure that they at least fit into what the social class they identify with consider normal.
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Apr 04, Francis rated it really liked it. I had to read this for my college diversity English class. Trivia About Rereading America A lot of the subjects are things that you have amrrica thought of before but find yourself being passionate about them right away after you read it.