Ain't I a woman Black women and feminism

bell hooks, 1952-2021

Book - 2015

"A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of Black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on Black women during slavery, the devaluation of Back womanhood, Black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the Black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move us beyond racist and sexist assumptions. The result is nothing short of groundbreaking, giving this book a critical place on every fem...inist scholar's bookshelf."--

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Published
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2015.
Edition
[Second edition]
Language
English
Physical Description
xiv, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index.
ISBN
9781138821484
1138821489
9781138821514
1138821519
1315743264
9781315743264
Main Author
bell hooks, 1952-2021 (-)
  • Sexism and the black female slave experience
  • Continued devaluation of black womanhood
  • The imperialism of patriarchy
  • Racism and feminism : the issue of accountability
  • Black women and feminism.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of Black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on Black women during slavery, the devaluation of Back womanhood, Black male sexism,racism among feminists, and the Black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move us beyond racist and sexist assumptions. The result is nothing short of groundbreaking, giving this book a critical place on every feminist scholar's bookshelf. "--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move us beyond racist and sexist assumptions. The result is nothing short of groundbreaking, giving this book a critical place on every feminist scholar's bookshelf.