Sister circle : Black women and work / edited by Sharon Harley and the Black Women and Work Collective ; with a foreword by Nellie Y. McKay.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2002]
Description
xxii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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"Sister Circle: Black Women and Work" is the end product of almost a decade's commitment made to each other by a small group of interdisciplinary Black and (one) white "Sister Scholars" at the University of Maryland in 1993.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The black side of the mirror : the black body in the workplace / Taunya Lovell Banks
  • Flying the love bird and other tourist jobs in Jamaica : women workers in Negril / A. Lynn Bolles
  • "Working for nothing but for a living" : black women in the underground economy / Sharon Harley
  • Between a rock and a hard place : mothering, work, and welfare in the rural south / Bonnie Thornton Dill ; Tallese Johnson
  • Getting paid : black women economists reflect on women and work / Rhonda M. Williams
  • "Don't let nobody bother yo' principle" : the sexual economy of American slavery / Adrienne Davis
  • "And we claim our rights" : the rights rhetoric of black and white women activists before the Civil War / Carla L. Peterson
  • "What are we worth" : Anna Julia Cooper defines black women's work at the dawn of the twentieth century / Shirley Wilson Logan
  • "All of the glory-- faded-- quickly" : Sadie T.M. Alexander and black professional women, 1920-1950 / Francille Rusan Wilson
  • A sister in the brotherhood : Rosina Corrothers Tucker and the sleeping car porters, 1930-1950 / Melinda Chateauvert
  • Declaring (ambiguous) liberty : Paule Marshall's middle-class women / Mary Helen Washington
  • Searching for memories : visualizing my art and our work / Deborah Willis
  • Labor above and beyond the call : a black woman scholar in the academy / Marilyn Mobley McKenzie
  • When the spirit takes hold : what the work becomes! / Judi Moore Latta.
ISBN
  • 0813530601 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780813530604 ((alk. paper))
  • 081353061X ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780813530611 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2001048613
OCLC
48163629
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