TITLE

"The misfortune of being black and female": Black feminist thought in interwar Jamaica

AUTHOR(S)
Altink, Henrice
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory & culture;Winter2006, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the discourse on the legal and socio-economic status of middle Afro-Jamaican women. It demonstrates the contribution of discourse to the early Afro-Caribbean women's movement or activism and explores the early black feminist thought of contradictions about the Caribbean. It explores the women's view of their status in relation to men, white women, and lower-class women of their own race and how they understood their marginalization in a Jamaican society.
ACCESSION #
25162697

 

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