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Call # HQ1154 .C75 2003
Title Critical race feminism : a reader / edited by Adrien Katherine Wing
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2003
Edition 2nd ed. / foreword to second edition by Richard Delgado ; foreword to first edition by Derrick Bell
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Descript. xxiii, 444 p. ; 26 cm
Series Critical America
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary/Abstract Publisher's description: Critical Race Feminism gives voice to African American, Latina, Asian, Native American, and Arab women, both heterosexual and lesbian. Both a forceful statement and a platform for change, the anthology addresses an ambitious range of subjects, from life in the workplace and motherhood to sexual harassment, domestic violence, and other criminal justice issues. Extending beyond national borders, the volume tackles global issues such as the rights of Muslim women, immigration, multiculturalism, and global capitalism. Revealing how the historical experiences and contemporary realities of women of color are profoundly influenced by a legacy of racism and sexism that is neither linear nor logical, Critical Race Feminism serves up a panoramic perspective, illustrating how women of color can find strength in the face of oppression
Subject Minority women -- Social conditions
Minority women -- United States -- Social conditions
Sex discrimination against women
Sex discrimination against women -- United States
Race discrimination
Race discrimination -- United States
Feminist theory
Alt Author Wing, Adrien Katherine
OCLC # 52215026
Table of Contents
 Foreword to the Second Edition / Richard Delgado 
 Foreword to the First Edition / Derrick Bell 
 Acknowledgments to the Second Edition 
 Acknowledgments to the First Edition 
 Introduction / Adrien Katherine Wing1
Pt. IEssentialism and Antiessentialism: Ain't I a Woman? 
1Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics / Kimberle Williams Crenshaw23
2Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory / Angela P. Harris34
3Black Women and the Constitution: Finding Our Place, Asserting Our Rights / Judy Scales-Trent42
4Racism, Civil Rights, and Feminism / Kathleen Neal Cleaver48
5Latinas - Everywhere Alien: Culture, Gender, and Sex / Berta Esperanza Hernandez-Truyol57
6Mascaras, Trenzas, y Grenas: Un/masking the Self while Un/braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse / Margaret E. Montoya70
7Mrs. Dred Scott / Lea S. Vandervelde, Sandhya L. Subramanian78
Pt. IIOutsiders in the Academy and Profession 
8A Social History of Everyday Practice: Sadie T. M. Alexander and the Incorporation of Black Women into the American Legal Profession, 1925-1960 / Kenneth W. Mack91
9A Tribute to Thurgood Marshall: A Man Who Broke with Tradition on Issues of Race and Gender / Anita F. Hill101
10Of Gentlemen and Role Models / Lani Guinier106
11It Is Batter to Speak / Angela D. Gilmore114
12Failing to Mentor Sapphire: The Actionability of Blocking Black Women from Initiating Mentoring Relationships / Pamela J. Smith120
13The Politics of Pedagogy: Confessions of a Black Woman Law Professor / Deborah Waire Post131
14An Open Letter to Pierre Schlag / Maria Grahn-Farley140
15Transforming Silence: The Personal, Political, and Pedagogical Prism of Abortion Narrative / Pamela D. Bridgewater149
Pt. IIIOn Mothering or Not 
16Spare Parts, Family Values, Old Children, Cheap / Patricia J. Williams159
17Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy / Dorothy E. Roberts167
18Transracial Adoption: Mothers, Hierarchy, Race, and Feminist Legal Theory / Twila L. Perry176
19Polygamy in Black America / Adrien Katherine Wing186
Pt. IVCriminality 
20Against Drug Use / Anita L. Allen197
21At the Intersection of Injustice: Experiences of African American Women in Crime and Sentencing / Paula C. Johnson209
22Rosa Lopez, Christopher Darden, and Me: Issues of Gender, Ethnicity, and Class in Evaluating Witness Credibility / Maria L. Ontiveros219
23Gender, Race, and Mental Illness: The Case of Wanda Jean Allen / Michele Goodwin228
24Erasing Race? A Critical Race Feminist View of Internet Identity Shifting / Margaret Chon238
25Male Fraud / Lisa C. Ikemoto250
Pt. VDomestic Violence 
26Mules, Madonnas, Babies, Bathwater, Racial Imagery, and Stereotypes: The African-American Woman and the Battered Woman Syndrome / Linda L. Ammons261
27Availability of Domestic Violence Services for Latina Survivors in New York State: Preliminary Report / Jenny Rivera270
28Domestic Violence and Tribal Protection of Indigenous Women in the United States / Gloria Valencia-Weber, Christine P. Zuni278
29Enhancing Autonomy for Battered Women: Lessons from Navajo Peacemaking / Donna Coker287
Pt. VIWorking 
30Sapphire Bound! / Regina Austin301
31A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Gender / Paulette M. Caldwell309
32The Fifth Black Woman / Devon W. Carbado, Mitu Gulati318
33Toward a Global Critical Feminist Vision: Domestic Work and the Nanny Tax Debate / Taunya Lovell Banks328
34Race, Class, and Gender Essentialism in Tax Literature: The Joint Return / Dorothy A. Brown339
35Converging Stereotypes in Racialized Sexual Harassment: Where the Model Minority Meets Suzie Wong / Sumi K. Cho349
36Race, Gender, and Social Class in the Thomas Sexual Harassment Hearings: The Hidden Fault Lines in Political Discourse / Emma Coleman Jordan367
Pt. VIIOn the Borders 
37Muslim Women's Rights in the Global Village: Challenges and Opportunities / Azizah Yahia al-Hibri375
38Public Benefits and Immigration: The Intersection of Immigration Status, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class / Kevin R. Johnson385
39Feminism versus Multiculturalism / Leti Volpp395
40Voices from the Barbed Wires of Despair: Women in the Maquiladoras, Latina Critical Legal Theory, and Gender at the U.S.-Mexico Border / Elvia R. Arriola406
 Selected Bibliography415
 About the Contributors427