Women, Race & Class

Women, Race & Class

A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.

Title:Women, Race & Class
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780394713519
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    Women, Race & Class Reviews

  • Always Pouting

    I really am glad I finally got around to reading this. The book examines the history of the feminist movement in the United States with an eye towards the ways in which the movement fell short on meet...

  • Mario the lone bookwolf

    An early masterpiece, showing the importance of emancipation, feminism, and gender equality, owning the unresolved past with its toxic influence on present and future by using Big History, describing ...

  • Michael

    Incisive and concise, Women, Race, and Class charts the history of racial and gender oppression in America. In lucid prose Angela Davis breaks down how misogyny, racism, and classism have shaped the c...

  • ONTD Feminism

    LJ user gingersomething:I really think this should be required reading for middle class white feminists struggling to comprehend intersectionality. Although, judging from that first goodreads review, ...

  • Thomas

    A fantastic book that examines the history of the feminist movement with a keen attention to the intersections of gender, race, and class. The term intersectionality has become such a buzzword nowaday...

  • Lucy Langford

    4.5**** rounded up.If Black people had simply accepted a status of economic and political inferiority, the mob murders would probably have subsided. But because vast numbers of ex-slaves refused to di...

  • Tasha

    I have been lied to about the Suffrage movement, Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton. I think it’s pretty unsettling that words written in the late 70’s/ early 80’s ring true today and I’m l...

  • Ify

    4.5 starsThere's so much that this book explores, and it provides so much context for current events, like the current state of feminism in the U.S., and some Audre Lorde's essays in Sister Outsider, ...

  • Jessica

    I give this book 4.5 stars which rounds up to 5. I read this book for my Women in Politics class. This book's central focus is intersectional feminism. It highlights how gender, race, and class factor...

  • Andrea

    An important work marking the intersections of class, race and gender...and all the history behind people you've vaguely looked up to because no one ever talks about the way they really felt about Bla...