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Theorizing empowerment [electronic resource] : Canadian perspectives on Black feminist thought /
edited by Notisha Massaquoi and Njoki N. Wane.
imprint
Toronto, Canada : Inanna Publications and Education, c2007.
description
xiv, 314 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0978223349 (pbk.), 9780978223342 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Toronto, Canada : Inanna Publications and Education, c2007.
isbn
0978223349 (pbk.)
9780978223342 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
12917970
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
Main Description
Cultural Writing. Women's Studies. African American Studies. Edited by Notisha Massaquoi and Njoki Nathani Wane. THEORIZING EMPOWERMENT: CANADIAN PERSPECTIVES ON BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT is a collection of essays by Black Canadian feminists centralizing the ways in which Black femininity and Black women's experiences are integral to understanding political and social frameworks in Canada. What does Black feminist thought mean to Black Canadian feminists in the Diaspora? What does it means to have a feminist practice which speaks to Black women in Canada? In exploring this question, this anthology collects new ideas and thoughts on the place of Black women's politics in Canada, combining the work of new/upcoming and established names in Black Canadian feminist studies.
Main Description
Theorizing Empowerment: Canadian Perspectives on Black Feminist Thought is a collection of articles by Black Canadian feminists centralizing the ways in which Black femininity and Black women's experiences are integral to understanding political and social frameworks in Canada. What does Black feminist thought mean to Black Canadian feminists in the Diaspora? What does it means to have a feminist practice which speaks to Black women in Canada? In exploring this question, this anthology collects new ideas and thoughts on the place of Black women's politics in Canada, combining the work of new/upcoming and established names in Black Canadian feminist studies.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Love equality freedom and revolushunp. 1
Introduction
Future Imaginings of Black Feminist Thoughtp. 5
Black Feminist Spiritualities: Where it all Begins
African Women's Indigenous Spirituality: Bringing it all Homep. 27
Practicing African Spirituality: Insights from Zulu-Latifa, an African Woman Healerp. 47
"We Get Troo...": Caribbean Canadian Women's Spirituality as a Strategy of Resistancep. 55
Black Canadian Feminist Histories and Frameworks: Reclaiming Our "Place"
An Unsettled Feminist Discoursep. 75
Building Sandcastles in the Snow: Meanings and Misconceptions of the Development of Black Feminist Theory in Canadap. 95
Black Women, Racing and Gendering the Canadian Nationp. 119
African Women and Canadian History: Demanding our Place in the Curriculump. 129
Black Canadian Feminist Experiences and Struggles: Multiple Jeopardy
"Third World Women," "Women of Colour," and "Minority Women": An African/Black Feminist Analysis of our Identitiesp. 155
When Race Structures "Beingness": The Experiences of African Canadian Women in a Place they Call Homep. 177
Race, Language and la Francophonie: Black Francophones Caught Between Racism and Linguicismp. 199
Censure and Silence: Sexual Violence and Women of the African Diasporap. 228
Black Canadian Feminist Discourses and Practices: Organizing for Change
Feminist Leadership and Female Genital Mutilation in Canada: A Community Health Centre's Advocacy and FGM Eradication Effortsp. 247
Canadian Black Feminist Thought and Scholar-Activist Praxisp. 266
Notes of Feminism, Racism and Sisterhoodp. 285
Conclusion
Canadian Black Feminist Thought: Re-Imagining New Possibilities for Empowermentp. 296
Contributor Notesp. 310
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