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A groundbreaking work of feminst history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the recent women's movement, and black women's involvement with feminsim.

About the Author

One of the leading public intellectuals of her generation, bell hooks has authored over 20 books, including several classics in African-American and Women's Studies. Known mainly as a feminist thinker, hooks addresses a broad range of issues related to gender, race, teaching, and media, always advancing the understanding that these topics must be conceived of as interconnected, not isolated strands.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780896081291
Author:
Hooks, Bell
Publisher:
South End Press
Location:
Boston, MA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Afro-American women
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Sexism
Subject:
Feminism -- United States.
Subject:
Feminismo
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Sexismo
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Sexism -- United States.
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
102-107
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
205
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 in 9 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
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