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Black British Feminism: A Reader, Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza (Link to Book)
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.

Part I Shaping the debate
1. Finding a voice: Asian Women in Britain
Amrit Wilson

2. Black women, the economic crisis and the British state
Amina Mama

3. The heart of the race: Black women´s lives in Britain
Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe

4. White woman listen! Black feminism and the boundaries of sisterhood
Hazel V. Carby

5. Challenging imperial feminism
Valerie Amos and Pratibha Parmar

6. Transforming socialist feminism: The challenge of racism
Kum-Kum Bhavnani and Pratibha Parmar

7. Theories of gender and black families
Ann Phoenix

8. Other kinds of dreams
Pratibha Parmar

9. Feminism and the challenge of racism: Deviance or difference?
Razia Aziz

Part II Defining our space
10. Raregrooves and raregroovers: A matter of taste, difference and identity
Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

11. (Mis)representing the black (super)woman
Tracey Reynolds

12. Shades of Blackness: young Black female constructions of beauty
Debbie Weekes

13. Diaspora´s daughters, Africa´s orphans?: On lineage, authenticity and ´mixed race´ identity
Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

14. ´It´s a sun-tan, isn´t it?´: Auto-biography as an identificatory pratice
Sara Ahmed

15. Charting the spaces of (un)location: On theorizing diaspora
Magdalene Ang-Lygate

16. Fractured or flexible identities? Life histories of ´black´ diasporic women in Britain
Naz Rassool

17. In my father´s house are many mansions: The nation and postcolonial desire
Nalini Persram

18. Two stories, three lovers and the creation of meaning in a Black Lesbian autobiography: A diary
Consuelo Rivera Fuentes

19. My body, myself: How does a Black woman do sociology?
Felly Nkweto Simmonds

20. The fabulous adventures of the mahogany princesses
Gargi Bhattacharyya

Part III Changing our place
21. Third wave feminism and black women´s activism
Pragna Patel

22. Black women in education: A collective movement for social change
Heidi Safia Mirza

23. The language of womanism: Rethinking difference
Helen (charles)

 

 

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