Critical Race Feminism A Reader

ISBN-10: 0814793940
ISBN-13: 9780814793947
Edition: 2nd 2003
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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 444
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . "This second edition is consistently good, and frequently stellar. The volume's organization showcases the fruits of vigorous constructive criticism." Choice Now in its second edition, the acclaimed anthologyCritical Race Feminismpresents over 40 readings on the legal status of women of color by leading authors and scholars such as Anita Hill, Lani Guinier, Kathleen Neal Cleaver, and Angela Harris. This second edition features 25 new essays and a new introduction by Adrien Katherine Wing. Critical Race Feminismgives voice to African American, Latina, Asian, Native American, and Arab women, both heterosexual and lesbian. Both a forceful statement and a platform for change, the anthology addresses an ambitious range of subjects, from life in the workplace and motherhood to sexual harassment, domestic violence, and other criminal justice issues. Extending beyond national borders, the volume tackles global issues such as the rights of Muslim women, immigration, multiculturalism, and global capitalism. Revealing how the historical experiences and contemporary realities of women of color are profoundly influenced by a legacy of racism and sexism that is neither linear nor logical,Critical Race Feminismserves up a panoramic perspective, illustrating how women of color can find strength in the face of oppression.

drien Katherine Wing is Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Acknowledgments to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments to the First Edition
Introduction
Essentialism and Antiessentialism: Ain't I a Woman?
Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics
Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory
Black Women and the Constitution: Finding Our Place, Asserting Our Rights
Racism, Civil Rights, and Feminism
Latinas - Everywhere Alien: Culture, Gender, and Sex
Mascaras, Trenzas, y Grenas: Un/masking the Self while Un/braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse
Mrs. Dred Scott
Outsiders in the Academy and Profession
A Social History of Everyday Practice: Sadie T. M. Alexander and the Incorporation of Black Women into the American Legal Profession, 1925-1960
A Tribute to Thurgood Marshall: A Man Who Broke with Tradition on Issues of Race and Gender
Of Gentlemen and Role Models
It Is Batter to Speak
Failing to Mentor Sapphire: The Actionability of Blocking Black Women from Initiating Mentoring Relationships
The Politics of Pedagogy: Confessions of a Black Woman Law Professor
An Open Letter to Pierre Schlag
Transforming Silence: The Personal, Political, and Pedagogical Prism of Abortion Narrative
On Mothering or Not
Spare Parts, Family Values, Old Children, Cheap
Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy
Transracial Adoption: Mothers, Hierarchy, Race, and Feminist Legal Theory
Polygamy in Black America
Criminality
Against Drug Use
At the Intersection of Injustice: Experiences of African American Women in Crime and Sentencing
Rosa Lopez, Christopher Darden, and Me: Issues of Gender, Ethnicity, and Class in Evaluating Witness Credibility
Gender, Race, and Mental Illness: The Case of Wanda Jean Allen
Erasing Race? A Critical Race Feminist View of Internet Identity Shifting
Male Fraud
Domestic Violence
Mules, Madonnas, Babies, Bathwater, Racial Imagery, and Stereotypes: The African-American Woman and the Battered Woman Syndrome
Availability of Domestic Violence Services for Latina Survivors in New York State: Preliminary Report
Domestic Violence and Tribal Protection of Indigenous Women in the United States
Enhancing Autonomy for Battered Women: Lessons from Navajo Peacemaking
Working
Sapphire Bound!
A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Gender
The Fifth Black Woman
Toward a Global Critical Feminist Vision: Domestic Work and the Nanny Tax Debate
Race, Class, and Gender Essentialism in Tax Literature: The Joint Return
Converging Stereotypes in Racialized Sexual Harassment: Where the Model Minority Meets Suzie Wong
Race, Gender, and Social Class in the Thomas Sexual Harassment Hearings: The Hidden Fault Lines in Political Discourse
On the Borders
Muslim Women's Rights in the Global Village: Challenges and Opportunities
Public Benefits and Immigration: The Intersection of Immigration Status, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class
Feminism versus Multiculturalism
Voices from the Barbed Wires of Despair: Women in the Maquiladoras, Latina Critical Legal Theory, and Gender at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Selected Bibliography
About the Contributors
Index

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