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Title Women in Africa and the African diaspora / edited by Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, Sharon Harley, Andrea Benton Rushing
Published Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1987


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Description xxi, 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Overview Women in the African diaspora : an overview of an interdisciplinary research conference / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn -- Part I : Theoretical approaches and research methods -- African feminism : a worldwide perspective / Filomina Chioma Steady -- "The status of women" in indigenous African societies / Niara Sudarkasa -- African feminism : a theoretical approach to the history of women in the African diaspora / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn -- Anthropological research methods for the study of black women in the Caribbean / A. Lynn Bolles -- Psychological research methods : women in the African diaspora / Saundra Rice Murray -- Part II : Women and new roles in African societies -- Privilege without power : women in African cults and churches / Bennetta Jules-Rosette -- Afro-American women missionaries confront the African way of life / Sylvia M. Jacobs -- Extended family involvement and roles of urban Kenyan women / Harriette Pipes McAdoo and Miriam Were -- Part III : Black women in folk culture and literature -- African diaspora women : the making of cultural workers / Bernice Johnson Reagon -- The black female presence in black Francophone literature / Karen Smyley Wallace -- God's divas : women singers in African-American poetry / Andrea Benton Rushing -- Images of black women in New World literature : a comparative approach / Martha K. Cobb -- Conclusion Research priorities for the study of women in Africa and the African diaspora / Sharon Harley
Notes Includes papers presented at the meeting, Women in the African Diaspora: an Interdisciplinary Perspective, sponsored by the Association of Black Women Historians, and held June 12-14, 1983 at Howard University
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject African American women -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Feminism -- Africa -- Congresses.
Women -- Africa -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Women, Black -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Harley, Sharon.
Rushing, Andrea Benton.
Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn.
Association of Black Women Historians (U.S.)
LC no. 87022784
ISBN 0882581716