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Women, race & class

Angela Y. Davis (Author)
A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.--Publisher website
Print Book, English, 1983
First Vintage books edition View all formats and editions
Vintage Books, New York, 1983
History
271 pages ; 21 cm
9780394713519, 0394713516
8907158
1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD
3(27)
2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS
30(16)
3. CLASS AND RACE IN THE EARLY WOMEN'S RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
46(24)
4. RACISM IN THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT
70(17)
5. THE MEANING OF EMANCIPATION ACCORDING TO BLACK WOMEN
87(12)
6. EDUCATION AND LIBERATION: BLACK WOMEN'S PERSPECTIVE
99(11)
7. WOMAN SUFFRAGE AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY: THE RISING INFLUENCE OF RACISM
110(17)
8. BLACK WOMEN AND THE CLUB MOVEMENT
127(10)
9. WORKING WOMEN, BLACK WOMEN AND THE HISTORY OF THE SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT
137(12)
10. COMMUNIST WOMEN
149(23)
11. RAPE, RACISM AND THE MYTH OF THE BLACK RAPIST
172(30)
12. RACISM, BIRTH CONTROL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS
202(20)
13. THE APPROACHING OBSOLESCENCE OF HOUSEWORK: A WORKING-CLASS PERSPECTIVE
222(23)
NOTES245
Originally published: New York : Random House, ©1981