The Resource Scandalize my name: : black feminist practice and the making of black social life, Terrion L. Williamson, (ebook)

Scandalize my name: : black feminist practice and the making of black social life, Terrion L. Williamson, (ebook)

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Scandalize my name: : black feminist practice and the making of black social life
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Scandalize my name:
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black feminist practice and the making of black social life
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Terrion L. Williamson
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eng
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From sapphire, mammy, and jezebel, to the angry black woman, baby mama, and nappy-headed ho, black female iconography has had a long and tortured history in public culture. The telling of this history has long occupied the work of black female theorists-much of which has been foundational in situating black women within the matrix of sociopolitical thought and practice in the United States. Scandalize My Name builds upon the rich tradition of this work while approaching the study of black female representation as an opening onto a critical contemplation of the vagaries of black social life. It makes a case for a radical black subject-position that structures and is structured by an intramural social order that revels in the underside of the stereotype and ultimately destabilizes the very notion of "civil society." At turns memoir, sociological inquiry, literary analysis, and cultural critique, Scandalize My Name explores topics as varied as serial murder, reality television, Christian evangelism, teenage pregnancy, and the work of Toni Morrison to advance black feminist practice as a mode through which black sociality is both theorized and made material
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Midwest
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Williamson, Terrion L
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305.48/896073
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Feminism
  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • United States
  • United States
  • Public opinion
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adult
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Scandalize my name: : black feminist practice and the making of black social life, Terrion L. Williamson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780823274741
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11836407
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11836407
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MWT11836407
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Scandalize my name: : black feminist practice and the making of black social life, Terrion L. Williamson, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823274741
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11836407
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11836407
System control number
MWT11836407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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