Posts Tagged ‘bell hooks’

I got my hands on this book in the nick of time (does anyone else in this group borrow from the Queens library?). While it was published in 1984, there are still many points that are relevant to what’s happening today. The first part of the book delves into how the second wave of feminism in […]

This is a guest post by Madama Ambi, who originally posted this at the Feminist Advisory Board for Obama blog.   I belong to a feminist book club and we’re reading Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooks. This was written in 1984 and is considered a classic feminist text. Last night I […]

This is a guest post by Charles Dickey, who originally posted this at the blog Fiercely In(ter)dependent. Charles Dickey continues to happily liberate himself from consumerism and corporate capitalism. After suffering through high school, he got a higher education, then worked as bookseller, crisis phone worker, environmental restoration technician, and at various other jobs. Through […]

The readers have spoken! The results of the polls for October’s book selection marked Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center* by bell hooks as the winner. In this beautifully written and carefully argued work, hooks maintains that mainstream feminism’s reliance on white, middle-class, and professional spokeswomen obscures the involvement, leadership, and centrality of women of […]