Black Feminist Thought
Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment
By (author) Patricia Hill Collins
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Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
Book DescriptionIn spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals and writers, both within the academy and without. Here Collins provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde. Drawing from fiction, poetry, music and oral history, the result is a superbly crafted and revolutionary book that provided the first synthetic overview of Black feminist thought and its canon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415964722
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Patricia Hill Collins
Patricia Hill Collins (1948-) is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Black Feminist Thought is the best known of the many published works that have made her one of the leading American thinkers of our day.
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