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Author Hill Collins, Patricia.

Title Fighting words : Black women and the search for justice / Patricia Hill Collins
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1998]


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 W'PONDS  305.48896073 Hil/Fwb  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 312 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contradictions of modernity ; v. 7
Contradictions of modernity ; v. 7
Contents Introduction: The Politics of Critical Social Theory -- Pt. I. Black Women's Knowledge and Changing Power Relations -- Learning from the Outsider Within Revisited. 1. The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: African-American Women and the New Politics of Containment. 2. Coming to Voice, Coming to Power: Black Feminist Thought as Critical Social Theory -- Pt. II. Black Feminist Thought and Critical Social Theory -- On Fighting Words with "Fighting Words" 3. On Race, Gender, and Science: Black Women as Objects and Agents of Sociological Knowledge. 4. What's Going On? Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Postmodernism. 5. When Fighting Words Are Not Enough: The Gendered Content of Afrocentrism -- Pt. III. Toward Justice -- Moving beyond Critique. 6. Some Group Matters: Intersectionality, Situated Standpoints, and Black Feminist Thought. 7. Searching for Sojourner Truth: Toward an Epistemology of Empowerment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-303) and index
Subject African American women -- Political activity.
African American women -- Social conditions.
Critical theory.
Feminism -- United States.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
LC no. 98017051
ISBN 0816623767