The Womanist Reader: The First Quarter Century of Womanist Thought

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-09-20
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Introduction : womanism : on its own
Alice Walker's womanismp. 3
Coming apartp. 3
Gifts of power : the writings of Rebecca Jacksonp. 12
Womanistp. 19
Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi's African womanismp. 21
Womanism : the dynamics of the contemporary black female novel in Englishp. 21
Clenora Hudson-Weems's Africana womanismp. 37
Cultural and agenda conflicts in academia : critical issues for Africana women's studiesp. 37
Africana womanismp. 44
Sisters and brothers : black feminists on womanismp. 57
What's in a name? : womanism, black feminism, and beyondp. 57
A black man's place in black feminist criticismp. 69
Daughters and sons : the birth of womanist identityp. 85
Who's schooling who? Black women and the bringing of the everyday into academe, or why we started the womanistp. 85
To be black, male, and "feminist" : making womanist space for black menp. 96
Theologyp. 117
Womanist theology : black women's voicesp. 117
Roundtable discussion : Christian ethics and theology in womanist perspectivep. 126
Literature and literary criticismp. 159
Some implications of womanist theoryp. 159
A womanist production of truths : the use of myths in Amy Tanp. 165
Historyp. 173
Womanist consciousness : Maggie Lena Walker and the independent order of Saint Lukep. 173
Theater and film studiesp. 193
Dialogic modes of representing Africa(s) : womanist filmp. 193
Communication and media studiesp. 207
A womanist looks at the million man Marchp. 207
Assessing womanist thought : the rhetoric of Susan L. Taylorp. 213
Psychologyp. 233
Womanist archetypal psychology : a model of counseling for black women and couples based on Yoruba mythologyp. 233
Anthropologyp. 247
Portraits of Mujeres Desjuiciadas : womanist pedagogies of the everyday, the mundane and the ordinaryp. 247
Educationp. 269
Giving voice : an inclusive model of instruction - a womanist perspectivep. 269
A womanist experience of caring : understanding the pedagogy of exemplary black women teachersp. 280
Social workp. 297
Elizabeth Ross Haynes : an African American reformer of womanist consciousness, 1908-1940p. 297
Nursing sciencep. 313
Womanist ways of knowing : theoretical considerations for research with African American womenp. 313
Sexuality studiesp. 327
Kuaering Queer theory : my autocritography and a race-conscious, womanist, transnational turnp. 327
Architecture/urban studiesp. 347
Critical spatial literacy : a womanist positionality and the spatio-temporal construction of black family lifep. 347
Harmony, hegemony, or healing?p. 361
The language of womanism : rethinking differencep. 361
Warrior marks : global womanism's neo-colonial discourse in a multicultural contextp. 379
Selections from the first quarter centuryp. 405
A womanist bibliography (including Internet resources)p. 405
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