The Black Feminist Reader
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Black Feminist Reader by Joy James
Book DescriptionOrganized into two parts, "Literary Theory" and "Social and Political Theory," this Reader explores issues of community, identity, justice, and the marginalization of African American and Caribbean women in literature, society, and political movements.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631210078
(228mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joy James
Shadowboxing, Paperback (May 2002)
"Shadowboxing" presents an analysis of the history and practice of black feminisms, drawing upon political theory, history, and cultural studies in an inter-disciplinary work.
States of Confinement, Paperback (April 2002)
The United States has the highest incarceration and execution rate in the industrialized world. Using a broad multicultural approach, "States of Confinement" uncovers the political, social, and economic biases in policing and punishment systems.
Angela Davis Reader, Paperback (October 1998)
For three decades, Angela Y. Davis has written on liberation theory and democratic praxis. Challenging the foundations of mainstream discourse, her analyses of culture, gender, capital, and race have profoundly influenced democratic theory, antiracist feminism, critical studies and political struggles.
Transcending the Talented Tenth, Paperback (February 1997)» View all books by Joy James
The role of black public intellectuals is being passionately debated both within and outside academia. This book offers an expansive examination of African-American intellectuals, both historically and in contemporary life.
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Author Biography - Joy James
Joy James is Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Institute for Research in African--American Studies at Columbia University. She is author of Resisting State Violence: Radicalism, Gender & Race in US Culture (1996); Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals (1996), Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Feminist Politics (1999). James is also editor of the Angela Y. Davis Reader (Blackwell Publishers, 1998), States of Confinement: Policing, Detention and Prisons (2000), and co--editor of Spirit, Space & Survival: African American Women In (White) Academe (1993), which received the 1994 Gustavus Myers Human Rights award. T. Denean Sharpley--Whiting is Associate Professor of French and Director of the African American Studies and Research Center at Purdue University. She is author of Frantz Fanon: Conflicts & Feminisms (1997) and Black Venus: Sexualized Savages, Primal Fears and Primitive Narratives in French (1999). She is co--editor of Fanon: A Critical Reader (Blackwell Publishers, 1996) and Spoils of War: Women of Color, Cultures, and Revolutions (1997), which received an honorable mention from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America in 1997.
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