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Ain't I a woman : Black women and feminism / by bell hooks.

By: hooks, bell, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, MA : South End Press, ©1981 (1984 printing)Description: 205 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0896081281 (pbk.); 9780896081284 (pbk.); 0896081303 (hard); 9780896081307 (hard).Subject(s): African American women -- Social conditions | Sexism -- United States | Feminism -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.4/2/08996073 Other classification: 02.60
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E185.86 .H73 1984 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002059236

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.

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