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ERIC Number: EJ630413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-4327
Feminism and the Subtext of Whiteness: Black Women's Experiences as a Site of Identity Formation and Contestation of Whiteness.
Yancy, George
Western Journal of Black Studies, v24 n3 p156-66 Fall 2000
Analyzes how the structure of whiteness has shaped the feminist movement, marginalizing the voices of black women. Shows how racism forms the core ideology of feminism, suggesting that the hegemonic racial epistemological standpoint of feminism is limited. Argues that black women's standpoint must be understood within the framework of their unique experiences in oppression and how they have positively combatted oppression. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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