Where We Stand: Class Matters / Edition 1

Where We Stand: Class Matters / Edition 1

by bell hooks
ISBN-10:
041592913X
ISBN-13:
9780415929134
Pub. Date:
10/28/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Where We Stand: Class Matters / Edition 1

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: 9780415929134
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 258,311
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: where we standvii
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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