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Reconstructing womanhood, reconstructing feminism : writings on black women

Author: Delia Jarrett-Macauley
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series: Women's studies/sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines concepts of womanhood and feminism within the context of 'race' and ethnicity, and highlights the ways in which constructions of womanhood have traditionally excluded black women's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Delia Jarrett-Macauley
ISBN: 0415116481 9780415116480 041511649X 9780415116497
OCLC Number: 221573877
Description: xvii, 206 pages.
Contents: 1. From sexual denigration to self-respect: resisting images of Black female sexuality / Annecka Marshall --2. Exemplary women / Delia Jarrett-Macauley --
3. Those whom the immigration law has kept apart --
let no-one join together: a view on immigration incantation / Deborah Cheney --
4. 'A mouse in a jungle': the Black Christian woman's experience in the church and society in Britain / Valentina Alexander --5. Naming and identity / Felly Nkweto Simmonds --
6. Creative space?: the experience of Black women in British art schools / Juliette Jarrett --
7. 'White' skins, straight masks: masquerading identities / Helen (charles) --
8. Literature, feminism and the African woman today / Ama Ata Aidoo --
9. The rough side of the mountain: Black women and representation in film /Lola Young.
Series Title: Women's studies/sociology.
Responsibility: edited by Delia Jarrett-Macauley.
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." . . a unique contribution to black feminist studies and a demonstration of the strengths of feminist theory grounded in experience."-Sheila Rowbotham, World Institute for Development of Economics Read more...

 
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