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Outlines the crucial debates going on within contemporary Black feminist activity. In doing so it brings together a collection of some of the most exciting work by Black women scholars around.
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Theorizing Black Feminisms

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Overview

Outlines the crucial debates going on within contemporary Black feminist activity. In doing so it brings together a collection of some of the most exciting work by Black women scholars around.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780203991350
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 10/21/1993
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 791 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Introduction 1
1 Theorizing race, class and gender: The new scholarship of Black feminist intellectuals and Black women's labor 13
2 Re-examining patriarchy as a mode of production: The case of Zimbabwe 31
8 Mothering: A possible Black feminist link to social transformation? 44
4 Exploring the WPA narratives: Finding the voices of Black women and men 55
5 A Black feminist perspective on transforming the academy: The case of Spelman College 77
6 Women and collective action: Female models in transition 90
7 African women, culture and another development 102
8 Disorder in the house: The new world order and the socioeconomic status of women 118
9 Surviving rape: A morning/mourning ritual 127
10 African-American women and abortion: 1800-1970 141
11 HIV transmission: Men are the solution 160
12 Health, social class and African-American women 182
13 Performance, transcription and the languages of the self: Interrogating identity as a "post-colonial" poet 203
14 Living the texts out: Lesbians and the uses of Black women's traditions 214
15 In search of a discourse and critique/s that center the art of Black women artists 228
16 Acknowledging differences: Can women find unity through diversity? 267
After/words: "...and this is what we've decided to tell you after everything we've shared..." 283
Index 293
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