Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice

Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice

by Patricia Hill Collins, Patricia Hill Collins, Patricia Hill Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816623775

ISBN-13: 9780816623778

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816623778
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Contradictions of Modernity Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,034,273
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Politics of Critical Social Theory
Pt. IBlack Women's Knowledge and Changing Power Relations
Learning from the Outsider Within Revisited3
1The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: African-American Women and the New Politics of Containment11
2Coming to Voice, Coming to Power: Black Feminist Thought as Critical Social Theory44
Pt. IIBlack Feminist Thought and Critical Social Theory
On Fighting Words with "Fighting Words"
3On Race, Gender, and Science: Black Women as Objects and Agents of Sociological Knowledge95
4What's Going On? Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Postmodernism124
5When Fighting Words Are Not Enough: The Gendered Content of Afrocentrism155
Pt. IIIToward Justice
Moving beyond Critique187
6Some Group Matters: Intersectionality, Situated Standpoints, and Black Feminist Thought201
7Searching for Sojourner Truth: Toward an Epistemology of Empowerment229
Notes253
Glossary275
Works Cited283
Index305

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