Where We Stand: Class Matters

Where We Stand: Class Matters

by bell hooks
     
 

Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection—personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest—on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and how we can find ways to think beyond them.See more details below

Overview

Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection—personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest—on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and how we can find ways to think beyond them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415929110
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

preface: where we stand
introduction: Class Matters1
1Making the Personal Political: Class in the Family10
2Coming to Class Consciousness24
3Class and the Politics of Living Simply38
4Money Hungry50
5The Politics of Greed63
6Being Rich70
7The Me-Me Class: The Young and the Ruthless80
8Class and Race: The New Black Elite89
9Feminism and Class Power101
10White Poverty: The Politics of Invisibility111
11Solidarity with the Poor121
12Class Claims: Real Estate Racism131
13Crossing Class Boundaries142
14Living without Class Hierarchy156

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