Africanist Sista-hood in Britain: Creating Our Own Pathways

Obasi, Chijioke (2019) Africanist Sista-hood in Britain: Creating Our Own Pathways. In: To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe. Pluto Press, London, pp. 229-242. ISBN 9780745339474, 9780745339481, 9781786804570

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvg8p6cc.21

Abstract

Attempts have been made to provide an analytical framework for Black women that centralises our experiences and perspectives both as individuals and collectives. Much of this work has focused on Black feminism emanating from America, but this does not provide adequate reflection on the specific situation in Britain. Developments in Black British feminism have gone some way to address this,¹ however, it is the British context that brings with it issues of contestation around who is considered Black that are also translated into this discourse. Difficulties around the use of existing feminist frameworks with their roots embedded in racism and...

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2019 12:56
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 17:32
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/39831

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