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Author James, Joy, 1958- author

Title Seeking the beloved community : a feminist race reader / Joy James
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2013]
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Series SUNY series, philosophy and race
SUNY series, philosophy and race.
Contents Feminist race theory -- Teaching theory, talking community -- Politicizing the spirit : Toni Morrison -- Black feminism in liberation limbos -- Resting in gardens, battling in deserts : Black women's activism -- Radicalizing Black feminism -- Angela Y. Davis -- liberation praxis -- Assata Shakur and Black female agency -- Democracy and captivity -- Black suffering in search of the "beloved community" -- American prison notebooks -- Violations -- War, dissent & social justice -- Academia, activism, and imprisoned intellectuals -- Activist scholars or radical subjects? -- Campaigns against blackness -- Sovereign kinship and the president elect -- The dead zone -- Racism, genocide and resistance -- All power to the people! : Arendt's communicative power in a racial democracy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American women -- Intellectual life.
African American women -- Political activity.
Feminism -- United States.
Imprisonment -- United States.
Radicalism -- United States.
Womanism -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1438446349 (electronic bk.)
1461930251 (electronic bk.)
9781438446349 (electronic bk.)
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