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Black feminist thought : knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment

Hill Collins, Patricia, author

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  • Creator Patricia Hill Collins
  • Format Books
  • Publication 2nd edition. London ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xvi, 335 pages)
  • ISBNs 9781135960148, 1135960143, 9780415964722, 0415964725, 9781280355028, 1280355026, 9780415905978, 0415905974, 9780203900055, 0203900057, 0415924847, 0415924839
  • OCLC ocm50510247

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • pt. 1. The social construction of black feminist thought. The politics of black feminist thought -- Distinguishing features of black feminist thought -- pt. 2. Core themes in black feminist thought. Work, family, and black women's oppression -- Mammies, matriarchs, and other controlling images -- The power of self-definition -- The sexual politics of black womanhood -- Black women's love relationships -- Black women and motherhood -- Rethinking black women's activism -- pt. 3. Black feminism, knowledge, and power. U.S. black feminism in transnational context -- Black feminist epistemology -- Toward a politics of empowerment
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