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The Angela Y. Davis Reader

The Angela Y. Davis Reader
Author: Angela Y. Davis
ISBN 13: 9780631203612
ISBN 10: 631203613
Edition: 1
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Publication Date: 1998-12-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 380
List Price: $48.95

For three decades, Angela Y. Davis has written on feminism, anti-racism, political philosophy, and liberation theory. Her analyses of culture, gender, capital, and race have profoundly influenced political and social thought, and contemporary struggles.

This volume presents interviews, essays, and excerpts from Davis’s most important works including her memoir. In four parts – Prisons, Repression, and Resistance; Marxism, Anti-Racism, and Feminism; Aesthetics and Culture; and Interviews – Davis examines progressive politics and intellectualism. The extensive introduction by Joy James both provides biographical background and contextualizes the intellectual development of Davis as one of the leading thinkers of our time.

The Angela Y. Davis Reader is essential reading for anyone concerned about social justice, Marxism, and critical race and feminist theory.