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Shadow Bodies : Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and Politics.

By: Jordan-Zachery, Julia S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (214 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813593432.Subject(s): African American women-Social conditions | FeminismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shadow Bodies : Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and PoliticsDDC classification: 305.48896073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Different Streams of Knowledge: Theoretically Situating This Study -- Chapter 2. Inscribing and the Black (Female) Body Politic -- Chapter 3. Uncovering Talk across Time And Space: Black Women Elected Officials, Essence and Ebony, and Black Female Bloggers -- Chapter 4. "Safe, Soulful Sex": HIV/AIDS Talk -- Chapter 5. Killing Me Softly: Narratives on Domestic Violence and Black Womanhood -- Chapter 6. "Why So Many Sisters Are Mad and Sad": Talking about Black Women with Mental Illnesses -- Chapter 7. Sister Speak: Using Intersectionality in Our Political and Policy Strategizing -- Appendix -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary: Grounded in Black feminist thought, Julia S. Jordan-Zachery looks at the functioning of scripts ascribed to Black women's bodies in the framing of HIV/AIDS, domestic abuse, and mental illness and how such functioning renders some black female bodies invisible in Black politics in general and Black women's politics specifically.
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Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Different Streams of Knowledge: Theoretically Situating This Study -- Chapter 2. Inscribing and the Black (Female) Body Politic -- Chapter 3. Uncovering Talk across Time And Space: Black Women Elected Officials, Essence and Ebony, and Black Female Bloggers -- Chapter 4. "Safe, Soulful Sex": HIV/AIDS Talk -- Chapter 5. Killing Me Softly: Narratives on Domestic Violence and Black Womanhood -- Chapter 6. "Why So Many Sisters Are Mad and Sad": Talking about Black Women with Mental Illnesses -- Chapter 7. Sister Speak: Using Intersectionality in Our Political and Policy Strategizing -- Appendix -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the Author.

Grounded in Black feminist thought, Julia S. Jordan-Zachery looks at the functioning of scripts ascribed to Black women's bodies in the framing of HIV/AIDS, domestic abuse, and mental illness and how such functioning renders some black female bodies invisible in Black politics in general and Black women's politics specifically.

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JULIA S. JORDAN-ZACHERY is a professor of public and community service and director of the Black Studies Program at Providence College in Rhode Island. She is the author of the award-winning book Black Women, Cultural Images, and Social Policy .

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