ISBN-10:
0803954557
ISBN-13:
9780803954557
Pub. Date:
11/02/1994
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Black Women in America / Edition 1

Black Women in America / Edition 1

by Kim Marie Vaz

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ISBN-13: 9780803954557
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/02/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Kim Marie Vaz
Black Women's Lives and Cultural Contexts
PART ONE: IN OPPOSITION: BLACK WOMEN'S SOCIAL HISTORY THROUGH THE LENS OF THEIR ACTIVISM
African Women's Legacy - Barbara A Moss
Ambiguity, Autonomy, and Empowerment
Organizing for Racial Justice - Shirley J Yee
Black Women and the Dynamics of Race and Sex in Female Antislavery Societies, 1832-1860
Black Women and the NAACP, 1909-1922 - Dorothy C Salem
An Encounter With Race, Class, and Gender
Racial Justice in Minnesota - Mary C Pruitt
The Activism of Mary Toliver Jones and Josie Robinson Johnson
The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the Unionization of African-American Women - Deborah Brown Carter
Local 282-Furniture Division-IUE, 1960-1988
Poor Black Sisters Decided for Themselves - M Rivka Polatnick
A Case Study of 1960s Women's Liberation Activism
Searching for a Tradition - Joy James
African-American Women Writers, Activist, and Interracial Rape Cases
PART TWO: IMAGE WARS: LITERARY AND POPULAR CONSTRUCTIONS OF BLACK WOMEN
The Condition of Black Women in Spain during the Renaissance - Baltasar Fra-Molinero
The Rape Complex in the Postbellum South - Madelin Joan Olds
On the Use of Medical Diagnosis as Name-Calling - Bridget A Aldaraca
Anita F Hill and the Rediscovery of 'Erotomania'
Sapphires, Spitfires, Sluts, and Superbitches - Elizabeth Hadley Freydberg
Aframericans and Latinas in Contemporary American Film
African-American Single Mothers - Shirley M Geiger
Public Perceptions and Public Policies
PART THREE: PERFORMING THEIR VISIONS
'Oh, What I Think I Must Tell This World!' - Charles I Nero
Oratory and Public Address of African-American Women
Before Althea and Wilma - Linda D Williams
African-American Women in Sports, 1924-1948
Black Women in Concert Dance - Melanye White-Dixon
The Philadelphia Divas
Sisters in the Name of Rap - Robin Roberts
Rapping for Women's Lives
PART FOUR: CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES
Life Satisfaction and the Older African-American Woman - Bernita C Berry
Sisterhood among African-American Mothers of Daughters Addicted to Crack Cocaine - Aaron A Smith
Appendix
Appendix: A Brief Guide to Resources by and about African-American Women - Gwynne L Jenkins

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