Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America (Paperback)

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    Discusses the stereotypes of black women in contemporary American life and how it affects African Americans, and uses literary analysis, political theory, and experimental research to fully understand the pervasiveness of their marginalization. Reprint.

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    Melissa V. Harris-Perry, host of MSNBCÂ’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show and columnist for The Nation, is professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South. Her previous book, Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought, won the 2005 W. E. B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists and 2005 Best Book Award from the Race and Ethnic Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. Harris-Perry lives with her family in New Orleans.

    Discusses the stereotypes of black women in contemporary American life and how it affects African Americans, and uses literary analysis, political theory, and experimental research to fully understand the pervasiveness of their marginalization. Reprint.

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    ISBN 9780300188189
    Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
    Format Paperback
    Pages 378
    Publisher Date 2013-04-23 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Yale Univ Pr
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Harris-perry, Melissa V.

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