Women, Race, & Class

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 29, 2011 - Social Science - 288 pages
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A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.
 

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Contents

WOMENS RIGHTS
30
CLASS mu RACE IN rm EARLY WOMENS rucrns
46
RACISM IN THE WOMAN SUFFRACE MOVEMENT
70
THE MEANING or EMANCIPATION ACCORDING TO anc
87
BLACK WOMEN AND THE CLUB MOVEMENT
127
IO COMMUNIST WOMEN
149
RAPE RACISM mo THE MYTH or THE aucx mus1
172
THE APPROACHING OBSOLESCENCE OF HOUSEWORKI
238
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Angela Y. Davis is Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness at the University of California and author of many books including Women, Race and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is a much sought after public speaker and internationally known feminist scholar, prison abolitionist, and advocate for social justice.

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