Guyana Diaries: Women's Lives Across Difference

Guyana Diaries: Women's Lives Across Difference

by Kimberly D Nettles

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781315427874
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Series: Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 2 MB

About the Author


Kimberly D. Nettles is an assistant professor in Women & Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis. She received the PhD in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also held a Carolina Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Nettles is the author of several articles on women activists in Guyana and feminist pedagogy. Her current research engages the ideas of food, race, and identity within the context of historic and contemporary black American culture and politics.

Table of Contents


Preface     9
Introductions     15
Histories     17
Critical Incidents: Representing Others, Representing Self     37
The Guyana Diaries     69
Shifting Ground     71
Women's Work     99
Woman Out of Place     129
Meet Us Where We Are     143
"By the Grace of God, We Are Making Out"     177
"We All ... We Is Women Together"     203
A Daughter Comes Home ... to Self     231
Leaving Guyana     259
Epilogue     267
Notes     279
References     297
Index     309
About the Author     315

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