Black British Feminism: A Reader
Heidi Safia Mirza
Psychology Press, 1997 - Social Science - 306 pages
Black British Feminism: A Reader is a unique collection of classic texts and new black feminist scholarship. Exploring postmodern themes of gendered and racialized exclusion, 'black' identity and social and cultural difference this volume provides an overview of black feminism in Britain as it has developed during the last two decades.
Among the topics covered are:
* white feminism
* political activism
* 'mixed-race' identity
* class differences
* cultural hybridity
* black beauty
* religious fundamentalism
* national belonging
* lesbian identity
* postcolonial space
* popular culture
This timely and important book is essential reading for students and scholars of cultural studies, women's studies, sociology, literature and postcolonial studies.
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