Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

by bell hooks
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South End Press

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Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

An investigation of feminist theory written in an accessible style and grounded in personal testimony, this volume includes chapters on feminist scholarship, feminism and militarism, homophobia in Black communities, self-recovery, violence in intimate relationships, overcoming white supremacy, and class and education.

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ISBN-13: 9780896083523
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 07/01/1999
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition 1. Introduction: Some Opening Remarks 2. Talking Back 3. "When I was a young soldier for the revolution": Coming to Voice 4. Feminism: A Transformational Politic 5. On Self-Recovery 6. Feminist Theory: A Radical Agenda 7. Feminist Scholarship: Ethical Issues 8. Toward a Revolutionary Feminist Pedagogy 9. Black and Female: Reflections on Graduate School 10. On Being Black at Yale: Education as the Practice of Freedom 11. Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education 12. Violence in Intimate Relationship: A Feminist Perspective 13. Feminism and Militarism: A Comment 14. Pedagogy and Political Commitment: A Comment 15. Feminist Politicization: A Comment 16. Overcoming White Supremacy: A Comment 17. Homophobia in Black Communities 18. Feminist Focus on Men: A Comment 19. "Whose pussy is this": A Feminist Comment 20. Black Women Writing: Creating More Space 21. Ain't I A Woman: Looking Back 22. Writing Autobiography 23. To Gloria, Who Is She: On Using a Pseudonym 24. Interview 25. Black Women and Feminism

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