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Women, Race, & Class

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Women, Race, & Class

By Angela Y. Davis

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780394713519, 271pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 1983

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Description
A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.


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 Women, Race, & Class

"As useful an exposition of the current dilemmas of the women's movement as one could hope for."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

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