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Black British Feminism : A Reader

Mirza, Heidi Safia
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Routledge)
Published: May 29, 1997
ISBN: 9780415152891
320 pages, bibliography


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* autobiography* black beauty* religious fundamentalism* national belonging* lesbian identity* postcolonial space* popular cultureThis 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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