ERIC Number: ED363158
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Spirit, Space & Survival: African American Women in (White) Academe.
James, Joy, Ed.; Farmer, Ruth, Ed.
This volume presents the stories of 11 African American women working in higher education and confronting racist and sexist practices. The chapters have the following titles and authors: (1) "Mixed Blood, New Voices" (Kaylynn Sullivan Two Trees); (2) "Carrying On" (Joyce Scott); (3) "African Philosophy, Theory, and 'Living Thinkers'" (Joy James); (4) "American Studies: Melting Pot or Pressure Cooker?" (Elizabeth H. Freydberg); (5) "Teaching Comparative Social Order and Caribbean Social Change" (Helen E. Page); (6) "Making Room for Emancipatory Research in Psychology: A Multicultural Feminist Perspective" (Kim Vaz); (7) "Deconstructing, Reconstructing, and Focusing on our Literary Image" (Nagueyalti Warren ); (8) "Teaching Theory, Talking Community" (Joy James); (9) "The Revolution Within: Transforming Ourselves" (Patricia Coleman-Burns); (10) "African American Women Teachers Speak About Child Abuse" (Dianne Smith); (11) "Balancing the Personal and Professional" (Adrianne R. Andrews); and (12) "Place but not Importance: The Race for Inclusion in Academe" (Ruth Farmer). Also included are ten syllabi and proposals for audiovisual resources, a visitation workshop, teaching grant, curriculum study, and proposals for studies of black women in America, the Caribbean social order, the psychology of women, a survey of black women's fiction, black social and political thought, and women of the African Diaspora. Notes on the contributors are provided. (Contains a bibliography of over 400 items.) (JB)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Education, Black Studies, Black Teachers, Blacks, College Faculty, Employer Employee Relationship, Females, Higher Education, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Sex Bias
Routledge, 29 West 35 Street, New York, NY 10001 (cloth: ISBN-0-415-90636-9, $49.95; paperback: ISBN-0-415-90637-7, $15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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