Overcoming racism and sexism / edited by Linda A. Bell and David Blumenfeld

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Subjects: Racism--United States
Sexism--United States
African Americans--Civil rights
Women's rights--United States
United States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c1995
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: viii, 268 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction / Linda A. Bell 1
1. Racism and Sexism: Twenty-First-Century Challenges for Feminists / Blanche Radford Curry 19
2. The Allure and Hold of Privilege: A Response to Curry / Linda A. Bell 37
3. "I Just See People": Exercises in Learning the Effects of Racism and Sexism / Bernita C. Berry 45
Appendix: Why the Dialogues Are Difficult or 15 Ways a Black Woman Knows When a White Woman's Not Listening / Marsha Houston 52
4. The Uncompleted Argument: Du Bois and the Illusion of Race / Kwame Anthony Appiah 59
5. On W. E. B. Du Bois's "The Conservation of Races" / Lucius Outlaw 79
6. Conjuring Race / Stephen Prothero 103
7. White Woman Feminist / Marilyn Frye 113
8. Reflections on the Meaning of White / Victoria Davion 135
9. Race, Racism, and Ethnicity / Claudia Card 141
10. Power, Trust, and Evil / Laurence Mordekhai Thomas 153
11. Sexism and Male Gender Identity: A Reply to Thomas / David Blumenfeld 173
12. Changing the Subject: Studies in the Appropriation of Pain / Elizabeth V. Spelman 181
13. Speaking of Suffering: A Response to "Changing the Subject" / Pamela M. Hall 197
14. Hard-to-Handle Anger / Maria Lugones 203
15. A Response to Maria Lugones's "Hard-to-Handle Anger" / Bernadette W. Hartfield 219
16. The Problem of Speaking for Others / Linda Martin Alcoff 229
17. The Peculiar Position of a Woman of Color When World Fame Isn't Enough / La Verne Shelton 255
Index 259
About the Contributors 265
Alternate Titles: Spine title: Overcoming racism & sexism
Additional Authors: Bell, Linda A
Blumenfeld, David, 1937-
Notes: LCCN: 95011998
ISBN: 0847680304 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0847680312 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32235851
ISBN/ISSN: 0847680304
0847680312