Healing Identities: Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Groups (Psychoanalysis and Social Theory)



✸ [BOOKS] ✬ Healing Identities: Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Groups (Psychoanalysis and Social Theory) By Cynthia Burack ❂ – E17streets4all.co.uk Group identifications famously pose the problem of destructive rhetoric and action against others Cynthia Burack brings together the theory work of women of color and the tools of psychoanalysis to ex Group identifications Black Feminist PDF/EPUB ã famously pose the problem of destructive rhetoric and action against others Cynthia Burack brings together the theory work of women of color and the tools of psychoanalysis to examine the effects of group collaborations for social justice and progressive politics This juxtaposition illuminates some assumptions about race and euality encoded in psychoanalysis Burack's discursive analysis suggests the positive identity affirming aspects of group relational life for African American womenOne analytic response to groups emphasizes the dangers of these identifications and exhorts people to abandon or transcend them for Healing Identities: PDF or their own good and for the good of Identities: Black Feminist Thought and ePUB Æ others who may be harmed by group based forms of cultural or material violence Another response understands that people feel a need for group identifications and asks how they may be made resistant to malignant group based discourse and actionWhat can black feminist thought teach scholars and democratic citizens about groups Burack shows how the rhetoric of black feminism models reparative rather than destructive forms of group dialogue and action Although it may be impossible to eliminate group identifications that provide much of Identities: Black Feminist PDF Ê the impetus for bias and violence she argues we can encourage progressive forms of leadership solidarity and coalition politics.Healing Identities: Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Groups (Psychoanalysis and Social Theory)

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Healing Identities: Black Feminist Thought and the
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Healing Identities: Black Feminist Thought and the Politics of Groups (Psychoanalysis and Social Theory)
  • Cynthia Burack
  • English
  • 13 September 2016
  • 9780801489372

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