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The Angela Y. Davis reader

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1998.

vi, 370 p. ; 24 cm.

For three decades, Angela Y. Davis has written on liberation theory and democratic praxis. Challenging the foundations of mainstream discourse, her analyses of culture, gender, capital, and race have profoundly influenced democratic theory, antiracist feminism, critical studies and political struggles.

Even for readers who primarily know her as a revolutionary of the late 1960s and early 1970s (or as a political icon for militant activism) she has greatly expanded the scope and range of social philosophy and political theory. Expanding critical theory, contemporary progressive theorists - engaged in justice struggles - will find their thought influenced by the liberation praxis of Angela Y. Davis.

The Angela Y. Davis Reader presents eighteen essays from her writings and interviews which have appeared in If They Come in the Morning, Women, Race, and Class, Women, Culture, and Politics, and Black Women and the Blues as well as articles published in women's, ethnic/black studies and communist journals, and cultural studies anthologies. In four parts - "Prisons, Repression, and Resistance", "Marxism, Anti-Racism, and Feminism", "Aesthetics and Culture", and recent interviews - Davis examines revolutionary politics and intellectualism.

Davis's discourse chronicles progressive political movements and social philosophy. It is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary political philosophy, critical race theory, social theory, ethnic studies, American studies, African American studies, cultural theory, feminist philosophy, gender studies.

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ISBN:

978-0-631-20360-5 (alk. paper)

LC Call No:

E185.86 .D3817 1998

Dewey Class No:

305.896/073 21

Author:

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Title:

The Angela Y. Davis reader / edited by Joy James.

Publisher:

Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1998.

Physical:

vi, 370 p. ; 24 cm.

Series:

Blackwell readers

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-348) and index.

Subject:

African Americans--Social conditions--1975-

Subject:

African Americans--Politics and government.

Subject:

Social classes--United States.

Subject:

African American women--Political activity.

Subject:

Feminism--United States.

AE:PersName:

James, Joy, 1958-

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