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'Other Kinds of Dreams': Black Women's Organisations and the Politics of Transformation
     

'Other Kinds of Dreams': Black Women's Organisations and the Politics of Transformation

by Julia Sudbury
 
Accounts of political activism in African Caribbean and Asian communities often overlook the role of black women activists, contributing towards an image of passivity, apathy and exclusion. Through an empirical study of black women's organizations, this book interrogates

contemporary theories of racism and racialization, political mobilization and feminism relating

Overview

Accounts of political activism in African Caribbean and Asian communities often overlook the role of black women activists, contributing towards an image of passivity, apathy and exclusion. Through an empirical study of black women's organizations, this book interrogates

contemporary theories of racism and racialization, political mobilization and feminism relating experiences of black women to wider issues of politics and difference, class and coalitions.

Other Kinds of Dreams questions the homogeneity of the term "black" and asks

whether increasing social stratification within black communities undermines this unity. It also analyzes the relationship between black women's organizations, black men and white feminists within the context of coalition for social transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415167321
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/18/1998
Series:
Gender, Racism, Ethnicity Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

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