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Fisher, Tracy
What's left of Blackness : feminisms, transracial solidarities, and the politics of belonging in Britain / Tracy Fisher
1st ed
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DA125.N4 F57 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women, Black -- Great Britain -- Social conditions
Womanism -- Great Britain -- History
Citizenship -- Great Britain -- History
Physical Description xvii, 189 p. ; 23 cm
Summary "What's Left of Blackness analyzes the political transformations in black women's socially engaged community-based political work in England from the late 1960s until the 2000s. Tracy Fisher situates these transformations alongside shifts in Britain's political economy and against the discourse and deployment of blackness as a political imaginary through which to engage in struggles for social justice. She argues, that mapping black women's socially engaged political groups--within Britain's changing sociopolitical economic context--reveals the ways in which groups transformed from anti-imperialist organizations to service provisioning groups, all the while they redefined and expanded the very meaning of "the political.""-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-178) and index
Series Comparative feminist studies series

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