Feminist theory : from margin to center / Bell Hooks.

By: Hooks, BellMaterial type: TextTextSeries: South End Press classics: v. 5.Publisher: Cambridge, MA : South End Press , c2000Edition: 2nd edDescription: xvii, 179 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0896086143 (cloth); 9780896086142 (cloth); 0896086135 (paper); 9780896086135 (paper)Subject(s): Feminism -- United States -- Evaluation | African American women -- Attitudes | Marginality, Social -- United States | Feminist theoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Feminist theory.DDC classification: 305.42/0973 LOC classification: HQ1426 | .H675 2000Other classification: 71.38 | HU 1075
Contents:
Black women: shaping feminist theory -- Feminism: a movement to end sexist oppression -- The significance of feminist movement -- Sisterhood: political solidarity among women -- Men: comrades in struggle -- Changing perspectives on power -- Rethinking the nature of work -- Educating women: a feminist agenda -- Feminist movement to end violence -- Revolutionary parenting -- Ending female sexual oppression -- Feminist revolution: development through struggle.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-172) and index.

Black women: shaping feminist theory -- Feminism: a movement to end sexist oppression -- The significance of feminist movement -- Sisterhood: political solidarity among women -- Men: comrades in struggle -- Changing perspectives on power -- Rethinking the nature of work -- Educating women: a feminist agenda -- Feminist movement to end violence -- Revolutionary parenting -- Ending female sexual oppression -- Feminist revolution: development through struggle.

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Bell Hooks was born Gloria Watkins on September 25, 1952. She grew up in a small Southern community that gave her a sense of belonging as well as a sense of racial separation. She has degrees from Stanford University, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California at Santa Cruz. She has served as a noted activist and social critic and has taught at numerous colleges. Hooks uses her great-grandmother's name to write under as a tribute to her ancestors.

Hooks writes daring and controversial works that explore African-American female identities. In works such as Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism and Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, she points out how feminism works for and against black women. Oppressed since slavery, black women must overcome the dual odds of race and gender discrimination to come to terms with equality and self-worth.

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