Even for readers who primarily know her as a revolutionary ofthe late 1960s and early 1970s (or as a political icon for militantactivism) she has greatly expanded the scope and range of socialphilosophy and political theory. Expanding critical theory,contemporary progressive theorists - engaged in justice struggles -will find their thought influenced by the liberation praxis ofAngela Y. Davis.
The Angela Y. Davis Reader presents eighteen essays fromher writings and interviews which have appeared in If They Comein the Morning, Women, Race, and Class, Women, Culture, andPolitics, and Black Women and the Blues as well asarticles published in women's, ethnic/black studies and communistjournals, and cultural studies anthologies. In four parts -"Prisons, Repression, and Resistance", "Marxism, Anti-Racism, andFeminism", "Aesthetics and Culture", and recent interviews - Davisexamines revolutionary politics and intellectualism.
Davis's discourse chronicles progressive political movements andsocial philosophy. It is essential reading for anyone interested incontemporary political philosophy, critical race theory, socialtheory, ethnic studies, American studies, African American studies,cultural theory, feminist philosophy, gender studies.
James, Joy, 1958-
African Americans -- Politics and government.
Social classes -- United States.
African American women -- Political activity.
Feminism -- United States.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
United States -- Race relations.
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