Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

4.37 avg rating
( 5,650 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780896081291: Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A groundbreaking work of feminst history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the recent women's movement, and black women's involvement with feminsim.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

bell hooks is the author of numerous critically acclaimed and influential books on the politics of race, gender, class, and culture. She is the author of several other books, including Ain't I a Woman (Pluto Press 1987), Feminist Theory (Pluto Press 2000), Sisters of the Yam, Black Looks, Yearning, Talking Back, and Breaking Bread (with Cornel West). She is currently Professor of English at City College, City University of New York.

Review:

'One of the twenty most influential women's books of the last twenty years' -- Publishers Weekly 'A fiery piece of polemic filled with merciless criticism of feminism and black activism alike for their neglect of black women's rights ... provocative and inspiring ... visionary' -- New Statesman

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

bell hooks
Published by South End Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 089608129X ISBN 13: 9780896081291
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description South End Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11089608129X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 78.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

bell hooks
Published by South End Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 089608129X ISBN 13: 9780896081291
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description South End Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB089608129X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 78.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

hooks, bell
Published by South End Press
ISBN 10: 089608129X ISBN 13: 9780896081291
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description South End Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 089608129X New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0902965

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 100.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Bell Hooks
Published by South End Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 089608129X ISBN 13: 9780896081291
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description South End Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX089608129X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 317.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds