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

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461618058
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/29/1997
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

RenZe 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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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword
Chapter 2 Preface
Part 3 Part I. Working Women, Activist Academics and the Politics of Academe
Chapter 4 Ella Baker "Black Women's Work" and Activist Intellectuals
Chapter 5 Struggling Along the Race-Gender Academic Divide
Part 6 Part II. Spoils of War: Women, Sexual Identity, and Violence
Chapter 7 In the Name of Love and Survival: Interpretations of Sexual Violence among Young Black American Women
Chapter 8 When a Black Woman Cries Rape: Discourses of Unrapeability/ Intraracial Sexual Violence/ and the State of Indiana v. Michael Gerald Tyson
Part 9 Part III. Middle Eastern Women, Feminism, and Resistance in the Postcolonial Era. Women and the Gulf War: A Crit
Chapter 10 Feminism and the Challenge of Muslim Fundamentalism
Part 11 Part IV. Literary and Autobiographical Portraitures and Landscapes of Identity/ Exile/ and Gender
Chapter 12 Women/ War/ and Autobiography/ and the Historiographic Metafictional Text: Unveiling the Veiled in Assia Djebar's L'amour la fantasia
Chapter 13 Contested Crossings: Identities, Gender, and Exile in le baobab fou
Chapter 14 Radical Ambiguities and the Chicana Lesbian: Body Topographies on Contested Lands
Chapter 15 Afterword
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