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Black French women and the struggle for equality, 1848-2016

Author: Félix F Germain; Silyane Larcher; T Denean Sharpley-Whiting
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Series: France overseas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 explores how Black women--in France, the French Caribbean, Réunion Island, Gorée, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis--experienced and reacted to French colonialism"--
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Félix F Germain; Silyane Larcher; T Denean Sharpley-Whiting
ISBN: 9781496201270 1496201272
OCLC Number: 1031904837
Description: xx, 270 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting --
Introduction : Marianne is also Black / Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher --
Part 1. Black women in politics and society. Originaire women and political life in Senegal's four communes / Hilary Jones --
Christiane Taubira, a Black woman in politics in French Guiana and in France / Stéphanie Guyon --
A passion for justice : the role of women in the Aliker case / Monique Milia-Marie-Luce --
Part 2. Feminist and postcolonial movements for equality. French Caribbean feminism in the postdepartmentalization era / Félix Germain --
The end of silence : on the revival of Afrofeminism in contemporary France / Silyane Larcher --
Gerty Archimède and the struggle for decolonial citizenship in the French Antilles, 1946-51 / Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel --
Part 3. Respectability, resistance, and transnational identities. A Black woman's life in the struggle : Jean McNair in France / Tyler Stovall --
Am I my sister's keeper? The politics of propriety and the fight for equality in the works of French Antillean women writers, 1920s-40s / Jacqueline Couti --
Between respectability and resistance : French Caribbean women confronted by masculine domination during the second half of the twentieth century / Stéphanie Mulot and Nadine Lefaucheur --
Part 4. The dialectics between body, nation, and representation. Media and the politics of "re-presentation" of the Black female body / Sarah Fila-Bakabadio --
Shaking the racial and gender foundations of France : the influences of "Sarah Baartmann" in the production of Frenchness / Robin Mitchell --
Part 5. Black women critique the "empire". Discourse on immigration : Fatou Diome's commitment to human rights in The belly of the Atlantic / Joseph Diémé --
Remapping the metropolis : theorizing Black women's subjectivities in interwar Paris / Claire Oberon Garcia --
Social imaginaries in tension? The women of Cameroon's battle for equal rights under French rule at the turn of the 1940s-50s / Rose Ndengue.
Series Title: France overseas.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher ; foreword by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting.

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Explores how black women in France itself, the French Caribbean, Goree, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis experienced and reacted to French colonialism and how gendered readings of colonization,  Read more...

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