Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change
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Activist Scholarship by Julia Sudbury
Book DescriptionCan scholars generate knowledge and pedagogies that bolster local and global forms of resistance to U.S. imperialism, racial/gender oppression, and the economic violence of capitalist globalization? This book explores what happens when scholars create active engagements between the academy and communities of resistance. In so doing, it suggests a new direction for antiracist and feminist scholarship, rejecting models of academic radicalism that remain unaccountable to grassroots social movements. The authors explore the community and the academy as interlinked sites of struggle. This book provides models and the opportunity for critical reflection for students and faculty as they struggle to align their commitments to social justice with their roles in the academy. At the same time, they explore the tensions and challenges of engaging in such contested work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594516085
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Julia Sudbury
Global Lockdown, Hardback (February 2005)
The rise of women in prison around the world is an under-told story with few available books on the subject. In this book, the contributors offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates from around the world.
Other Kinds of Dreams, Paperback (May 1998)» View all books by Julia Sudbury
Through an empirical study of black women;s organisations, this book interrogates contemporary theories of racism and racialisation, political mobilisation and feminism relating the experiences of black women to wider issues of politics.
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Author Biography - Julia Sudbury
Julia Sudbury is Professor of ethnic studies at Mills College, and editor of Global Lockdown: Race, Gender, and the Prison Industrial Complex (Routledge, 2005). Margo Okazawa-Rey is Professor at the Fielding Graduate University and Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University. She is coeditor of Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives, 4th ed. (McGraw-Hill 2007).
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