Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice

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U of Minnesota Press, 1998 - Social Science - 312 pages
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A professor of sociology explores how black feminist thought confronts the injustices of poverty and white supremacy, and argues that those operating outside the mainstream emphasize sociological themes based on assumptions different than those commonly accepted. Original. UP.
 

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In her first book, Black Feminist Thought (Routledge, 1990), Collins (sociology, Univ. of Cincinnati) looked at the role of African American women in the feminist movement. Here she focuses on the ... Read full review

Contents

Learning from the Outsider Within Revisited
3
Part II
71
On Fighting Words with Fighting Words
79
Black Women
95
Whats Going On? Black Feminist Thought
124
Moving beyond Critique
187
Interactional ity Situated
195
Standpoints and Black Feminist Thought
201
Toward
229
Notes
253
Glossary
275
Works Cited
283
Index
305
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