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The Multiple Identities of Feminist Women of Color: Creating a New Feminism?

Janis Sanchez-Hucles, Alex E. Dryden, and Barbara Winstead

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Only recently have the writings of women of color (WOC) significantly influenced the field of feminism. These WOC bring unique identities, concerns, and cultures to the feminist movement. In this ... More


Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Gary L. Lemons (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a visionary illustration of the life-transforming soul-work of body of pro-womanists. Its purpose promotes writings by women and men of color having come together in solidarity as models ... More


Surface Play: Flash, Friction, and Self-Reflection

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter delves more deeply into the matter of the black vulva in arguing for a revaluation of narcissism, friction, and superficiality by dwelling on Mickalene Thomas’s use of rhinestones as ... More


The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Yvonne Sherwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This groundbreaking book breaks with established canons and resists some of the stereotypes of feminist biblical studies. A wide range of contributors—from the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, East ... More


Introduction

Becky Thompson

in Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Taking the lead from a statement that the poet and professor June Jordan made—“We are not all that is possible. None of us has ever really experienced justice. None of us has known enough ... More


Introduction

Ashon T. Crawley

in Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274543
eISBN:
9780823274598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274543.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

What is Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility about? Using Ferguson, Missouri, as a starting point, the Introduction considers the concept of “otherwise possibilities.” In order to ... More


Trauma and Theology: Prospects and Limits in Light of the Cross

Hilary Jerome Scarsella

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The discipline of Christian theology is itself formed around the traumatic narrative of Jesus’ crucifixion. Investigating trauma in order to provide useful accompaniment to trauma survivors is, ... More


Introduction: Being Muslim Women

Sylvia Chan-Malik

in Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction asks: How do we tell a story of Islam in the United States that foregrounds the lives and experiences of women of color throughout the 20th-21st centuries? The chapter asserts that ... More


The Road to Understanding Polygyny

Debra Majeed

in Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter distinguishes Mormon polygamy from Muslim polygyny, going on to outline the parameters of primary data collection for the study and to describe Muslim womanism as an ideological lens. It ... More


Afterword: Muslim Womanist Praxis and Polygyny

Debra Majeed

in Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The afterword theorizes what a Muslim womanist praxis might look like in the context of multiple-wife marriage.


Introduction

Debra Majeed

in Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Here the author introduces the purpose, limitations, and scope of polygyny. It reflects upon her positionality as a former Christian, now Muslim, who came to Islam through the guidance of the ... More


Spirituality in the Classroom: Some Womanist Reflections

Layli Maparyan

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author writes about her experiences with spirituality in the classroom. For most of her life as a teacher/professor, the classroom has not been a hospitable place for the ... More


Coming into Being: Metta to Womanist Teachers

Kendra N. Bryant

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author bears witness to the life-changing effects of the self-liberating theory and practice of women of color feminism. By way of Alice Walker, she honors and describes the ... More


Professing the Liberatory Power of Womanism

Gary L. Lemons

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Narrating his journey toward becoming a black male professor of feminism, in this chapter the author identifies himself as a “black male outsider.” He writes about how his study writings by ... More


A Doctored Voice: Resistance, Reading, and Righting as Womanist Pedagogy

Ylce Irizarry

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter narrates how familial, social, and educational institutions have doctored the author’s Latina voice. Using autocritography, the author charts how engagements of feminism by cultural ... More


Gendering the Kitchen

Elizabeth Pérez

in Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Chapter 4 addresses issues of race, sexuality, and the gendered division of labor that obtains in the Lucumí kitchen, as in other Black Atlantic spaces of religious food preparation. The roles played ... More


Living Customary Law and the Law: Does Custom Allow for a Woman to Be Hosi?

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reviews the court cases of all levels of the court system in South Africa as they grappled with the decision of the Valoyi Tribe to appoint a woman as hosi. The supreme court of South ... More


Humility and its Discontents

Kent Dunnington

in Humility, Pride, and Christian Virtue Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198818397
eISBN:
9780191859533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818397.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The most powerful critique of a radical Christian view of humility is the Humean critique, according to which proper pride is an essential aspect of moral formation and consistent moral action over ... More


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