Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism / Edition 1

Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0415930995
ISBN-13:
9780415930994
Pub. Date:
01/27/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism / Edition 1

In Black Sexual Politics, one of America's most influential writers on race and gender explores how images of Black sexuality have been used to maintain the color line and how they threaten to spread a new brand of racism around the world today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415930994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/27/2004
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: No Turning Back

I. African Americans and the New Racism
1. Why Black Sexual Politics?
2. The Past Is Ever Present: Recognizing the New Racism
3.Prisons for Our Bodies, Closets for Our Minds: Racism, Heterosexism, and Black Sexuality

II. Rethinking Black Gender Ideology
4. Get Your Freak On: Sex, Babies, and Images of Black Femininity
5. Booty Call: Sex, Violence, and Images of Black Masculinity
6. Very Necessary: Redefining Black Gender Ideology

III. Toward a Progressive Black Sexual Politics
7. Assume the Position: The Changing Contours of Sexual Violence
8. No Storybook Romance: How Race and Gender Matter
9. Why We Can't Wait: Black Sexual Politics and the Challenge of HIV/AIDS

Afterword: The Power of a Free Mind
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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