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Violence in the Lives of Black Women Battered, Black, and Blue (Women & Therapy) (Women & Therapy) by Carolyn M. West

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gender studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Abuse of,
  • African American women,
  • Violence against,
  • Women

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152814M
ISBN 100789019957
ISBN 109780789019950

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Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue (Women & Therapy) - Kindle edition by West, Carolyn. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue (Women & Therapy).5/5(2). Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Price: $ Book Description. Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field.   Indeed, what makes the book so bracing isn't just the central thesis, which might feel already familiar in the era of Black Lives Matter. Rather, the book's central power lies in how it manages to highlight a full history of state violence aimed at women of color, and how indelibly that history informs present-day interactions with law : Brandon Tensley.

  This book—winner of the Carolyn Payton Early Career Award for its contribution to the understanding of the role of gender in the lives of Black women—provides a forum where personal testimony and academic research meet to show you how living at the intersection of many kinds of oppression shapes the lives of Black by: Marisa Fuentes. In this interview, guest blogger Emily A. Owens sits down with Marisa Fuentes to discuss her new book, Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive. The book, which uses archival fragments to bring into focus the lives of individual women in 18 th century Bridgetown, Barbados, offers a history from below, but takes it one step further.   For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in painful silence. This book winner of the Carolyn Payton Early Career Award for its contribution to the understanding of the role of gender in the lives of Black women provides a forum where personal testimony and academic research meet to show you how living at the /5(6). Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue has been named the winner of the Carolyn Payton Early Career Award. This honor, sponsored by Section One (Psychology of Black Women) of the American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35), is awarded to recognize the achievements of a.

  —Monique W. Morris, author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools "This is a terrifying book, not only because it exposes the startling number of Black women whose lives were cut short by state-sanctioned violence or the fatal consequences of policing Black women’s bodies. Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, "Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black and Blue" sheds new light on understudied field. For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in painful silence.   Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in.   I contend that violence and sexism against black women aren’t invisible at all. In fact, the violence is highly visible. It’s just deemed acceptable, inevitable, and inconsequential. Women as whole, and black women in particular, have been conditioned to expect violence in our lives.