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Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women's Studies

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Cheryl Clarke, Angela Davis, bell hooks, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, and Alice Walker—from the pioneers of black womens studies comes Still Brave, the definitive collection of race and gender writings today. Including Alice Walkers groundbreaking elucidation of the term “womanist,” discussions of womens rights as human rights, and a piece on the Obama factor, the collection speaks to the ways that feminism has evolved and how black women have confronted racism within it.

Stanlie M. James is director of the African and African American Studies Program at Arizona State University, where she holds a joint appointment with the Women's and Gender Studies Program.

Frances Smith Foster is a professor of English and women's studies, the former director of the Emory Institute for Women's Studies, and current chair of the English Department at Emory University.

Beverly Guy-Sheftall is president of the National Women's Studies Association, the founding director of the Women's Research and Resource Center, and a professor of women's studies at Spelman College.

Synopsis:

A definitive guide to race and gender from the pioneers of black women's studies.

Synopsis:

Nonfiction. African American Studies. Women's Studies. Edited by Stanlie M. James, Frances Smith Foster and Beverly Guy-Sheftall. Cheryl Clarke, Angela Davis, bell hooks, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, and Alice Walker--from the pioneers of black women's studies comes STILL BRAVE, the definitive collection of race and gender writings today. Including Alice Walker's groundbreaking elucidation of the term "womanist," discussions of women's rights as human rights, and a piece on the Obama factor, the collection speaks to the ways that feminism has evolved and how black women have confronted racism within it.

About the Author

Stanlie M. James is director of the African and African American Studies Program at Arizona State University, where she holds a joint appointment with the Women's and Gender Studies Program. Frances Smith Foster is a professor of English and women's studies, the former director of the Emory Institute for Women's Studies, and current chair of the English Department at Emory University. Beverly Guy-Sheftall is president of the National Women's Studies Association, the founding director of the Women's Research and Resource Center, and a professor of women's studies at Spelman College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558616110
Author:
James, Stanlie M.
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Editor:
Foster, Frances Smith
Editor:
Guy-Sheftall, Beverly
Author:
Foster, Frances Smith
Author:
Guy-Sheftall, Beverly
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
African American Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
The Evolution of Bla
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6.1 x 0.2 in 18.5 oz

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A definitive guide to race and gender from the pioneers of black women's studies.
"Synopsis" by , Nonfiction. African American Studies. Women's Studies. Edited by Stanlie M. James, Frances Smith Foster and Beverly Guy-Sheftall. Cheryl Clarke, Angela Davis, bell hooks, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, and Alice Walker--from the pioneers of black women's studies comes STILL BRAVE, the definitive collection of race and gender writings today. Including Alice Walker's groundbreaking elucidation of the term "womanist," discussions of women's rights as human rights, and a piece on the Obama factor, the collection speaks to the ways that feminism has evolved and how black women have confronted racism within it.
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