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Ain't I a woman : Black women and feminism

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Boston, MA : South End Press, [1981] ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Olin Library Black authors
Named Person: Bell Hooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: bell hooks
ISBN: 0896081281 9780896081284 0896081303 9780896081307 089608129X 9780896081291 0861043790 9780861043798
OCLC Number: 7937149
Description: 205 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Other Titles: Black women and feminism
Responsibility: by bell hooks.


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'A fiery piece of polemic filled with merciless criticism of feminism and black activism alike for their neglect of black women's rights ... provocative and inspiring ... visionary' -- New Statesman Read more...

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