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Fighting words Black women and the search for justice by Patricia Hill Collins

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • African American women -- Political activity,
  • African American women -- Social conditions,
  • Feminism -- United States,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy,
  • Critical theory

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-303) and index.

StatementPatricia Hill Collins.
SeriesContradictions of modernity ;, v. 7
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .C5817 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL357165M
ISBN 100816623767, 0816623775
LC Control Number98017051

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