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  1. Black Looks

    Race and Representation

    By bell hooks

    In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship—in particular, the way blackness and black people are experienced in literature, music,...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Talking Back

    Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

    By bell hooks

    In childhood, bell hooks was taught that "talking back" meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and feminism, politics and pedagogy. Among...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Yearning

    Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics

    By bell hooks

    For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sisters of the Yam

    Black Women and Self-Recovery

    By bell hooks

    In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ain't I a Woman

    Black Women and Feminism

    By bell hooks

    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black...

    To Be Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feminism is for Everybody

    Passionate Politics

    By bell hooks

    What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their...

    To Be Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Theory

    From Margin to Center

    By bell hooks

    When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book...

    To Be Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Writing Beyond Race

    Living Theory and Practice

    By bell hooks

    What are the conditions needed for our nation to bridge cultural and racial divides? By "writing beyond race," noted cultural critic bell hooks models the constructive ways scholars, activists, and readers can challenge and change systems of domination. In the spirit of previous classics like...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Critical Thinking

    Practical Wisdom

    By bell hooks

    In Teaching Critical Thinking, renowned cultural critic and progressive educator bell hooks addresses some of the most compelling issues facing teachers in and out of the classroom today. In a series of short, accessible, and enlightening essays, hooks explores the confounding and sometimes...

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Belonging

    A Culture of Place

    By bell hooks

    What does it mean to call a place home? Who is allowed to become a member of a community? When can we say that we truly belong? These are some of the questions of place and belonging that renowned cultural critic bell hooks examines in her new book, Belonging: A Culture of Place. Traversing past...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

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