Spoils of War: Women of Color, Cultures, and Revolutions

Spoils of War: Women of Color, Cultures, and Revolutions

by Renee T. White, Denean T. Sharpley-Whiting, Chela Sandoval, Janet Afary, Berenice A. Carroll
     
 

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Women of color remain arguably the most economically, politically, and socially marginalized group in the United States and the Third World. In Spoils of War, a diverse group of distinguished contributors suggest that acts of aggression resulting from the racism and sexism inherent in social institutions can be viewed as a sort of 'war,' experienced daily by women

Overview

Women of color remain arguably the most economically, politically, and socially marginalized group in the United States and the Third World. In Spoils of War, a diverse group of distinguished contributors suggest that acts of aggression resulting from the racism and sexism inherent in social institutions can be viewed as a sort of 'war,' experienced daily by women of color.

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Angela Y. Davis
A diverse collection of interdisciplinary voices that eloquently testifies to the ongoing historical and transnational resistance waged by women of color around the world against the many and varied forces that oppress them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847686056
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Renée T. White is assistant professor of sociology at Central Connecticut State University and the author of Black Texts & Textuality (Rowman & Littlefield) and Putting Risk in Perspective (Rowman & Littlefield). Sharpley-Whiting and White also co-edited Fanon: A Critical Reader. T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting is assistant professor of African-American studies at Purdue University, and the author of Black Venus: Sexualized Savages, Primal Fears, and Primitive Narratives in French and Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997).

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