Race/Sex: Their Sameness, Difference and Interplay / Edition 1

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Race/Sex is the first forum for combined discussion of racial theory and gender theory. In sixteen articles, avant-garde scholars of African American philosophy and liberatory criticism explore and explode the categories of race, sex and gender into new trajectories that include sexuality, black masculinity and mixed-race identity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415915908
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/8/1997
  • Series: Thinking Gender Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 236
  • Sales rank: 1,337,074
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Naomi Zack is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the SUNY, Albany.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Metaphysical Racism (Or: Biological Warfare by Other Means) 17
Ch. 2 Race and Philosophic Meaning 29
Ch. 3 Racism as a Model for Understanding Sexism 45
Ch. 4 Racism and Sexism: The Common Ground 61
Ch. 5 "But Would That Still Be Me?": Notes on Gender, "Race," Ethnicity, as Sources of "Identity" 75
Ch. 6 Parallels of Ethnicity and Gender 83
Ch. 7 Race, Gender, and Human Nature 95
Ch. 8 The Influence of Gender and Race Status on Self-Esteem during Childhood and Adolescence 109
Ch. 9 Race, Sex, and Matrices of Desire in an Antiblack World: An Essay in Phenomenology and Social Role 117
Ch. 10 Body Badges: Race and Sex 133
Ch. 11 The American Sexualization of Race 145
Ch. 12 Mixed-Race Women 157
Ch. 13 Methexis vs. Mimesis: Poetics of Feminist and Womanist Drama 175
Ch. 14 Passing Beyond the Other Race or Sex 183
Ch. 15 Voiced Bodies/Embodied Voices 191
Ch. 16 Malcolm X: Masculinist Practice and Queer Theory 205
Bibliography 219
About the Contributors 229
Index 233
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