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Black sexual politics : African Americans, gender, and the new racism

Author
Hill Collins, Patricia.
Title
Black sexual politics : African Americans, gender, and the new racism / Patricia Hill Collins.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2005.
Description
ix, 374 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-365) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: no turning back
  • I. African Americans and the new racism
  • Why black sexual politics?
  • The past is ever present: recognizing the new racism
  • Prisons for our bodies, closets for our minds: racism, heterosexism, and black sexuality
  • II. Rethinking black gender ideology
  • Get your freak on: sex, babies, and images of black femininity
  • Booty call: sex, violence, and images of black masculinity
  • Very necessary: redefining black gender ideology
  • III. Toward a progressive black sexual politics
  • Assume the position: the changing contours of sexual violence
  • No storybook romance: how race and gender matter
  • Why we can't wait: black sexual politics and the challenge of HIV/AIDS
  • Afterword: the power of a free mind.
Kinsey subjects
Racism.
Afroamericans.
Social conditions--20th century--United States.
Subject headings
United States--Race relations.
ISBN
041595150X (pbk.)
9780415951500 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
134.1 C72 b5 2005
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute