Davis, Angela Y. 1944-

Women, race & class / Angela Y. Davis. - 1st Vintage Books ed. - New York : Vintage Books, 1983, c1981. - 271 p. ; 21 cm.

Originally published: New York : Random House, c1981.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. The legacy of slavery: standards for a new womanhood --
2. The anti-slavery movement and the birth of women's rights --
3. Class and race in the early women's rights campaign --
4. Racism in the woman suffrage movement --
5. The meaning of emancipation according to black women --
6. Education and liberation: black women's perspective --
7. Woman suffrage at the turn of the century: the rising influence of racism --
8. Black women and the club movement --
9. Working women, black women and the history of the suffrage movement --
10. Communist women --
11. Rape, racism and the myth of the black rapist --
12. Racism, birth control and reproductive rights --
13. The approaching obsolescence of housework: a working-class perspective.



0394713516 (pbk.) :

82020266


African Americans--History.
Sexism--United States.
Racism--United States.


United States--Race relations.
United States--Economic conditions--1971-1981.

E185.86 / .D383 1983

305.42 DAW / 1981

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