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Embracing sisterhood : class, identity, and contemporary Black Women

Author: Katrina Bell McDonald
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Embracing Sisterhood seeks to determine where contemporary black women's ideas of black womanhood and sisterhood merge with social class. This book confirms what many of today's African American women and interested observers have known for some time: conceptions and experiences of black womanhood are quite diverse and appear to have grown more so over time."--Jacket.
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McDonald, Katrina Bell, 1961-
Embracing sisterhood.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007
(OCoLC)606414833
Online version:
McDonald, Katrina Bell, 1961-
Embracing sisterhood.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007
(OCoLC)607745689
Named Person: Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Bell McDonald
ISBN: 0742545741 9780742545748 074254575X 9780742545755
OCLC Number: 64510286
Description: xiii, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : metaphorically speaking --
The legacy of Black sisterhood : deep collective roots --
The contemporary currency of Black sisterhood --
"Struggle" as a marker of authentic Black womanhood --
Discord in the sisterhood : classed patterns of sentiment and experience --
Embracing Oprah Winfrey --
Conclusion : restimulating the Black sisterhood.
Responsibility: Katrina Bell McDonald.
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Describes the contemporary state of the black woman collective and explores the legacy of black sisterhood in these times. Through an examination of how these ideas are articulated and experienced in  Read more...

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