- Series: White Academe
- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Routledge (May 10, 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415906377
- ISBN-13: 978-0415906371
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,102,861 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Spirit, Space and Survival: African American Women in (White) Academe 0th Edition
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In their Introduction, the authors state, "(This book) is an anthology by the least institutionally empowered in academe: African American women working as untenured assistant professors, lower-echelon administrators, and artist-in-residence instructors... This book examines the dilemmas and contributions of African-American women struggling with Eurocentric disciplines, students, faculty, and administrators in predominantly White institutions. It also shares the pedagogies and strategies we use to manipulate, reform and transform disciplines for the development of education and our communities within and outside of academe. Raising questions about our work, roles, and identities, this writing presents both critiques of academia and autobiographical stories. We write to critically examine various oppressions reflected in and reinforced by academe."
In her Foreword to the book, Angela Davis (!Read more ›