By Cheryl R. Rodriguez,Cheryl R. Rodriguez ,Dzodzi Tsikata,Akosua Adomako Ampofo,Nana Akua Anyidoho,Yveline Bass,A. Lynn Bolles,Manoucheka Celeste,Betty Akullu Ezati,Majorie Mbilinyi,Jody Lynn McBrien,Marilyn R. A. Ossome,Lara Stein Pardo,Rachel Afi Quinn,Ro

Transatlantic Feminisms is an interdisciplinary choice of unique feminist examine on women’s lives in Africa and the African diaspora. Demonstrating the ability and cost of transcontinental connections and exchanges among feminist thinkers, this distinctive choice of fifteen essays addresses the necessity for worldwide views on gender, ethnicity, race and sophistication. reading various issues and questions in modern feminist learn, the authors describe and research women’s lives in a bunch of shiny, compelling destinations. There are essays exploring women’s political activism in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Santo Domingo, Jamaica and Tanzania. different essays discover illustration and creativity in Brazil, Nigeria, and Miami. whereas one essay examines African ladies as conflicted immigrants in France, one other recounts the reports of Haitian girls attempting to live on within the Dominican Republic. center topics of the e-book comprise the evolution of black feminism; black feminist political management; the politics of id and illustration; and struggles for organization and survival. those issues are interwoven in the course of the quantity and light up diversified geographic and cultural studies, but very related oppressive forces and varieties of resistance.

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