Black Feminist Thought

Black Feminist Thought
Publisher Routledge
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 283
ISBN 9781135960148
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In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those African-American women outside academe. She provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde. The result is a superbly crafted book that provides the first synthetic overview of Black feminist thought.

Black Feminist Thought
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-06-01

In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those African-American women outside academe. She provides

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Black Feminist Thought
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-06-01

In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those African-American women outside academe. She provides

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Black Feminist Thought
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000

In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those African-American women outside academe. She provides

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Black Feminist Thought
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000

A revision of a hugely successful book; this is the 'bible' of contemporary black feminist thought and is widely cited and taught as a seminal text. Completely up-to-date with recent events, trends in popular culture, current events, and politics.

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Race  Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory
  • Author : Suryia Nayak
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-09-04

Beginning from the premise that psychology needs to be questioned, dismantled and new perspectives brought to the table in order to produce alternative solutions, this book takes an unusual transdisciplinary step into the activism of Black feminist theory. The author, Suryia Nayak, presents a close reading of Audre Lorde and

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Shadowboxing
  • Author : NA NA
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-30

Shadowboxing presents an explosive analysis of the history and practice of black feminisms, drawing upon political theory, history, and cultural studies in a sweepingly interdisciplinary work. Joy James charts new territory by synthesizing theories of social movements with cultural and identity politics. She brings into the spotlight images of black

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Theorizing Empowerment
  • Author : Njoki Nathani Wane,Notisha Massaquoi
  • Publisher : Inanna Publications & Education Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2007

Cultural Writing. Women's Studies. African American Studies. Edited by Notisha Massaquoi and Njoki Nathani Wane. THEORIZING EMPOWERMENT: CANADIAN PERSPECTIVES ON BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT is a collection of essays by Black Canadian feminists centralizing the ways in which Black femininity and Black women's experiences are integral to understanding political and social

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Healing Identities
  • Author : Cynthia Burack
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06

Group identifications famously pose the problem of destructive rhetoric and action against others. Cynthia Burack brings together the theory work of women of color and the tools of psychoanalysis to examine the effects of group collaborations for social justice and progressive politics. This juxtaposition illuminates some assumptions about race and

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Words of Fire
  • Author : Beverly Guy-Sheftall
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-26

"In this pathbreaking collection of articles, Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall has taken us from the early 1830s to contemporary times. Only since the seventies have black women used the term "feminism." And yet, it is that concept that she uses to bring into the same frame the ideas and analyses of

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Black Feminist Archaeology
  • Author : Whitney Battle-Baptiste
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05

Black feminist thought has developed in various parts of the academy for over three decades, but has made only minor inroads into archaeological theory and practice. Whitney Battle-Baptiste outlines the basic tenets of Black feminist thought and research for archaeologists and shows how it can be used to improve contemporary

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Fighting Words
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 1998

A professor of sociology explores how black feminist thought confronts the injustices of poverty and white supremacy, and argues that those operating outside the mainstream emphasize sociological themes based on assumptions different than those commonly accepted. Original. UP.

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Not Just Race  Not Just Gender
  • Author : Valerie Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13

From the nineteenth century articulations of Sojourner Truth to contemporary thinkers like Patricia J. Williams, Black feminists have always recognized the mutual dependence of race and gender. Detailing these connections, Not Just Race, Not Just Gender explores the myriad ways race and gender shape lives and social practices. Resisting essentialist

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Intersectionality
  • Author : Patricia Hill Collins,Sirma Bilge
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-17

The concept of intersectionality has become a central topic in academic and activist circles alike. But what exactly does it mean, and why has it emerged as such a vital lens through which to explore how social inequalities of race, class, gender, sexuality, age, ability, and ethnicity shape one another?

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Black Feminist Anthropology
  • Author : Irma McClaurin
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2001

Choice Outstanding Academic Title In the discipline's early days, anthropologists by definition were assumed to be white and male. Women and black scholars were relegated to the field's periphery. From this marginal place, white feminist anthropologists have successfully carved out an acknowledged intellectual space, identified as feminist anthropology. Unfortunately, the

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Black Feminism Reimagined
  • Author : Jennifer C. Nash
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-06

In Black Feminism Reimagined Jennifer C. Nash reframes black feminism's engagement with intersectionality, often celebrated as its primary intellectual and political contribution to feminist theory. Charting the institutional history and contemporary uses of intersectionality in the academy, Nash outlines how women's studies has both elevated intersectionality to the discipline's primary

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