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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Women of color remain arguably the most economically, politically, and socially marginalized group in the United States and the Third World. In Spoils of War, a diverse group of distinguished contributors suggest that acts of aggression resulting from the racism and sexism inherent in social institutions can be viewed as a sort of "war," experienced daily by women of color.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-166) and index.
Ella Baker, "Black women's work" and activist intellectuals / Joy James -- Struggling along the race-gender academic divide / Lewis R. Gordon -- In the name of love and survival: interpretations of sexual violence among young black American women / Renée T. White -- When a black women cries rape: discourses of unrape-ability, intraracial sexual violence, and the State of Indiana v. Michael Gerard Tyson / T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting -- Women and the Gulf War: a critique of feminist responses / Shahrzad Mojab -- Feminism and the challenge of Muslim fundamentalism / Janet Afary -- Women, war, autobiography, and the historiographic meta-fictional text: unveiling the veiled in Assia Djebar's L'amour, la fantasia / Valérie Orlando -- Contested crossings: identities, gender, and exile in Le baobab fou / Marjorie Salvodon -- Radical ambiguities and the Chicana lesbian: body topographies on contested lands / Jacqueline M. Martinez.