Fame junkies : the hidden truths behind America's favorite addiction.
Explores the hidden truths behind America's national obsession with celebrity, and why so many young people are hooked on the notion of obtaining fame and fortune.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lord of the Flies
Race & Ethnicity
How Does It Feel to be a Problem? : Being young and Arab in America.
Profiles seven men and women of Arab and Muslim descent living in Brooklyn, exploring the cliches and stereotypes they must contend with on a daily basis and the experiences they have had since September 11, 2001.
Islamophobia : the ideological campaign against Muslims.
Examines the increased mainstreaming of Muslim-baiting rhetoric and explicitly racist legislation, police surveillance, witch-trials and discriminatory policies towards Muslims in North America and abroad.
Yell-oh girls! : emerging voices explore culture, identity, and growing up Asian-American.
Gender & Sexuality
Female chauvinist pigs : women and the rise of raunch culture.
New York magazine writer Ariel Levy argues that, if male chauvinist pigs of years past thought of women as pieces of meat, female chauvinist pigs of today are doing them one better, making sex objects of other women -- and of themselves.
Contains twenty-six essays that provide varying perspectives on issues related to homosexuality, debating the causes of it, if gay men and women hould serve in the military, if same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, and teaching about it in the schools.
Nurturing success : successful women of color and their daughters.
The Celluloid Closet
A documentary study of Hollywood's depiction of homosexual characters throughout its history.