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Underserved women of color, voice, and resistance : claiming a seat at the table / Sonja M. Brown Givens and Keisha Edwards Tassie ; Fatima Z. Chrifi Alaoui [and fifteen others], contributors.

Author/Creator:
Givens, Sonja M. Brown, author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland ; Plymouth, England : Lexington Books, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (185 p.)
Subjects:
Minority women -- United States.
Women, Black -- United States.
Feminism -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book argues that contemporary research on the lives and experiences of women of color tends to neglect the influence of women's perceived access to voice on how they manage tensions related to race, class, and gender. This book explores the politics of pursuing voice by women of color across various social contexts.
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgments; 1 Finding Our Voices; 2 My Name Is Not Maria/Samira; 3 Current Perspectives on the Intersectionality of Military Women; 4 Writing for Ourselves; 5 "You Speak Ebonics Right?!"; 6 A Resistance Story; 7 Black Atlantic Heretics of Empire 1919-1965; 8 Teaching Autocritiography by Women of Color Feminists; 9 I Came with Resistance in Mind; Index; About the Contributors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Tassie, Keisha Edwards, 1976- author.
Alaoui, Fatima Z. Chrifi, contributor.
ISBN:
0-7391-8559-4
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