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Beyond Respectability The Intellectual Thought of Race Women Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the s through the Black Power era of the s Esc

  • Title: Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women
  • Author: Brittney C. Cooper
  • ISBN: 9780252040993
  • Page: 144
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women By Brittney C. Cooper, Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C Cooper looks at the far reaching intellectual achievements of female thinkers and activBeyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C Cooper looks at the far reaching intellectual achievements of female thinkers and activists like Anna Julia Cooper, Mary Church Terrell, Fannie Barrier Williams, Pauli Murray, and Toni Cade Bambara Cooper delves into the processes that transformed these women and others into racial leadership figures, including long overdue discussions of their theoretical output and personal experiences As Cooper shows, their body of work critically reshaped our understandings of race and gender discourse It also confronted entrenched ideas of how and who produced racial knowledge.

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    1 thought on “Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

    1. I love this book because it reaffirmed what I have always known to be true, that black women were thinkers and activists Brittany Cooper expertly centers black women as intellectuals and knowledge producers in a history that dates back to the nineteenth century I especially loved the last line of the book, Black women are serious thinkers, and it s our scholarly duty to take them seriously I took my time reading Cooper s work because I wanted to sit with it and absorb every ounce of this masterf [...]

    2. Brittney Cooper s genealogy of black American female intellectuals fills in the margins that Hazel Carby left open at the end of Reconstructing Womanhood Cooper focuses principally on a genealogy that begins with Frances Williams and the start of the National Association of Colored Women and carries forward to Patricia Hill Collins and Alice Walker Cooper s writing is easily accessible and thought provoking as she challenges both the need to keep these women authors in critical circulation and h [...]

    3. Beyond Respectability The Intellectual Thought of Race Women is well argued, well written and informative It is a perfect read for those readers who are not familiar with Black women intellectuals and activist from the 19th and 20th century, as well as to the present 3.5good luck ARC publisher Netgalley

    4. More academic than I was expecting because I didn t read any information about it before I picked it up I still loved the book Cooper s writing is clear and precise and her arguments are compelling Beyond Respectability introduced me to public intellectuals who I had previously known nothing.

    5. This book deconstructs the scholarship of black women about their existence, challenging such layers as race, class, and gender, with attention to detail, spanning historical thought to present.

    6. As someone who is completely unfamiliar with black women in the public sphere and activism, I found this to be extremely enlightening It s very well written and informative.

    7. Gosh, Ineeded this book to awaken the brain cells This book challenges the way I think of black women I do not think they are any different from me apart from skin colour The author argues that academic black women need to be taken as seriously as white men, I suggest that all women need to be taken as seriously as men A white woman has only one handicap to overcome that of sex, I have two, both sex and race Writes Terrell in the 1920s But is that the same today Black women have gone through so [...]

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