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Anti-racist Feminism

by Agnes Calliste & George Dei
£16.95   paperback  Fernwood Publishing (2003)

Anti-racist Feminism by Agnes Calliste & George Dei This collection adds to our understanding and critical engagement of how gendered and racially minoritized bodies can and do negotiate their identities and politics across several historical domains and contemporary spheres. The contributors explore the relational aspects of difference and the implications for re-conceptualizing anti-racism discourse and practice. The strength of this book lies in its centring the experience of racial minority women (and other racialized bodies) in a variety of social sites, thereby seeking to incite the reader to broaden the examination of social spaces through the lens of an anti-racist feminist scholarship and practice.
Contents: Introduction: Race, Gender and Anti-Racism Studies (Agnes Calliste and George J. Sefa Dei) 1.An Historical Overview of the Application of the Race Concept in Social Practice (Maria Castagna and George Sefa Dei) 2.Your Place or Mine?: Transnational Feminist Collaboration (Sherene Razack) 3."The Hindu Woman's Question": Canadian Nation Building and the Social Construction of Gender for South Asian-Canadian Women (Enakshi Dua) 4.The Case of Emilie Quimet: News Discourse on Hijab and the Construction of Québecois National Identity (Helle-Mai Lenk) 5.Challenges Confronting African Immigrant Women in the Canadian Work Force (Patience Elabor-Idemudia) 6.Toward Anti-Racism in Social Work in the Canadian Context (Usha George) 7."Making" White Women through the Privatization of Education on Health and Well-Being in the Context of Psychotherapy (Kerstin Roger) 8.Nurses and Porters: Racism, Sexism and Resistance in Segmented Labour Markets (Agnes Calliste) 9.Anti-Racist Feminism: A Conclusion to a Beginning / Notes / Bibliography

ISBN 13: 9781552660324 | ISBN 10: 155266032x

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