Spirit, space, and survival : African American women in (white) academe / edited by Joy James and Ruth Farmer ; foreword by Angela Y. Davis

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Subjects: African American women--Education, Higher
African American college teachers
African American college administrators
Discrimination in higher education--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 1993
LC Classification: L, LC
Table of Contents: Foreword
Introduction 1
1. Mixed Blood, New Voices / Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees 13
2. Carrying On / Joyce Scott 23
3. African Philosophy, Theory, and "Living Thinkers" / Joy James 31
4. American Studies: Melting Pot or Pressure Cooker? / Elizabeth Hadley Freydberg 49
5. Teaching Comparative Social Order and Caribbean Social Change / Helan E. Page 63
6. Making Room for Emancipatory Research in Psychology: A Multicultural Feminist Perspective / Kim Vaz 83
7. Deconstructing, Reconstructing, and Focusing our Literary Image / Nagueyalti Warren 99
8. Teaching Theory, Talking Community / Joy James 118
9. The Revolution Within: Transforming Ourselves / Patricia Coleman-Burns 139
10. African American Women Teachers Speak About Child Abuse / Dianne Smith 158
11. Balancing the Personal and Professional / Adrianne R. Andrews 179
12. Place but not Importance: The Race for Inclusion in Academe / Ruth Farmer 196
Conclusion 218
Audiovisual Resources / Nagueyalti Warren 227
Visitation Workshop / Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees 235
Teaching Grant for Development of Women, Race, Class, and Community (WORCC) - Seminar 237
Black Women In America / Elizabeth Hadley Freydberg 240
Caribbean Social Order: The Evolution of Contemporary Gender, Race, and Class Contradictions in the Western African Diaspora / Helan E. Page 244
The Psychology of Women / Kim Marie Vaz 249
Surveying Black Women's Fiction / Nagueyalti Warren 253
Black Social and Political Thought: Theory and Practice: Black Social Movement / Patricia Coleman-Burns 256
Curriculum Study / Dianne Smith 260
Women of the African Diaspora / Adrianne Andrews 264
Bibliography / Nagueyalti Warren, Ruth Farmer, Joy James 269
Notes On Contributors 291
Additional Authors: James, Joy, 1958-
Farmer, Ruth, 1953-
Notes: LCCN: 92041374
ISBN: 0415906369 :$49.95
ISBN: 0415906377 (pbk.) :$15.95
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-289) and index
Physical Description: xiii, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 27171759
ISBN/ISSN: 0415906369
0415906377

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