Women, Culture & Politics (Paperback)

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A collection of speeches and writings by political activist Angela Davis which address the political and social changes of the past decade as they are concerned with the struggle for racial, sexual, and economic equality.

About the Author


Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is an outspoken advocate for the oppressed and exploited, writing on Black liberation, prison abolition, the intersections of race, gender, and class, and international solidarity with Palestine. She is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is the subject of the acclaimed documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners and is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Praise For…


"The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that positions be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time. In this sense the most difficult challenge facing the activist is to respond fully to the needs of the moment and to do so in such a way that the light one attempts to shine on the present Will simultaneously illuminate the future."

-- from the Introduction

"Davis is an articulate and powerful analyst of contemporary culture." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"A veteran radical's feisty Views from the barricades...Davis's integrity here will inspire many." -- Kirkus

"Behold the heart and mind of Angela Davis: open, relentless, and on time! She is as radiant, she is as true, as that invincible sunrise she means means means to advance With all of the faith and all of the grace of her entirely devoted life." -- June Jordan


Product Details
ISBN: 9780679724872
ISBN-10: 0679724877
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: February 19th, 1990
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Vintage
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