hooks, bell, 1952-

Ain't I a woman : Black women and feminism / by bell hooks. - Boston, MA : South End Press, ©1981 - 205 pages ; 21 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index.

Sexism and the Black female slave experience. -- Continued devaluation of Black womanhood. -- The imperialism of patriarchy. -- Racism and feminism: the issue of accountability. -- Black women and feminism.

An examination of the politics of racism and sexism from a feminist perspective, looking at the impact of sexism on African-American women during slavery, the devaluation of African-American womanhood, African-American male sexism, racism within the modern feminist movement, and the African-American woman's involvement in feminism and its experience and relationship to society.

0896081281 (pbk.) 9780896081284 (pbk.) 0896081303 (hard) 9780896081307 (hard)


011032463 Uk

African American women--Social conditions.
Sexism--United States.
Feminism--United States.

E185.86 / .H73 1984


E 185.86 H784a 1981