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What the Village Gave Me

Conceptualizations of Womanhood
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ISBN-13:
9780761861980
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
188
Autor:
Denise Davis-Maye
Serie:
UPA
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

PrefaceForeword
Acknowledgments
Section 1: Navigating Troubled Waters: Doing Womanhood in Work Life

1. Learning to Swim with the Barracudas: Negotiating Differences in the Workplace
Nia I. Cantey

2. Mammies, Maids &Mothers: Representations of African-American and Latina Women's Reproductive Labor in
Weeds
Johnanna Ganz

3. Being Black Academic Mothers
Angela K. Lewis, Sherri L. Wallace, and Clarissa L. Peterson

Section 2: Too Grown for Your Own Good: Doing Girlhood

4. Combing My Kinks: A Culturally Informed Program to Strengthen Mother-Daughter Relationships
Marva L. Lewis and Allisyn L. Swift

5. The ABCs of Doing Gender: Culturally Situated Non-Cognitive Factors & African American Girls
LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis and Lawanda Cummings

6. Learning Black Womanhood: An Autoethnography
Denise Davis-Maye

Section 3: Turpentine, Sugar, and Pot Liquor: Black Women and Everyday Health

7. Growing Up Black and Female: Life Course Transitions and Depressive Symptoms
Claire Norris and Paige Miller

8. Saving My Soul and Making Me Fat?: Black Mothers and the Church
Annice Dale Yarber

Section 4: Speaking Change and Writing Wrongs: Representations of Activism

9. The Art of Activist Mothering: Black Feminist Leadership & Knowing What to Do
Denise McLane-Davison

10. What
Mami Taught Me about Empire
Elizabeth Huergo
In What the Village Gave Me, the contributors-all women of color-present their varied experiences regarding the conceptualizations of womanhood, beauty, and gender roles. The goal of this book is to illuminate how these issues intersect with the transmission of cultural norms, marriage rates, and the development of professional self-efficacy. What the Village Gave Me illuminates topics relevant to women of color and touches upon careers, relationships, gender role understanding and subscription, ethnic identity, and cultural representation. This collection addresses how women who self-identify as "women of color" see themselves and manage their location in their work-life, families, and communities. By giving voice to the contributors, readers are afforded glimpses into the lives of these women and are provided with a valuable tool in the broader discourse on womanhood. This collection will help them see how race, class, and ethnicity work to divide or unite women.