Women, Culture & Politics

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 22, 2011 - Social Science - 256 pages
A collection of speeches and writings by political activist Angela Davis which address the political and social changes of the past decade as they are concerned with the struggle for racial, sexual, and economic equality.
 

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What a sad disappointment Angela Davis turned out to be. Since she is such a strong, accomplished women I foolishly expected her to be a feminist. Wrong. She is first an foremost a communist with all ... Read full review

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Through a series of 18 essays based on her lectures and writings, Davis, a Marxist and author of Women, Race, and Class (LJ 1/15/82), shows that she has not altered her positions on, or commitment to ... Read full review

Contents

Women and the Struggle
16
Violence Against Women
35
The Politics
53
AfroAmerican Women
66
Setbacks and Victories
91
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Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is an outspoken advocate for the oppressed and exploited, writing on Black liberation, prison abolition, the intersections of race, gender, and class, and international solidarity with Palestine. She is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is the subject of the acclaimed documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners and is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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