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Title Black French women and the struggle for equality, 1848-2016 / edited and with an introduction by Felix Germain and Silyane Larcher ; foreword by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]

Series France overseas : studies in empire and decolonization
France overseas.
Subject Women's rights -- France.
Women, Black -- France -- Social conditions.
Women, Black -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France.
France -- Race relations.
Alt Name Germain, Felix F.,
Larcher, Silyane,
Sharpley-Whiting, T. Denean,
Description 1 online resource
Summary "Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 explores how Black women--in France, the French Caribbean, Reunion Island, Goree, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis--experienced and reacted to French colonialism"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes index.
Contents Marianne is also Black / Felix Germain and Silyane Larcher -- Originaire women and political life in Senegal's four communes / Hilary Jones -- Christiane Taubira, a Black woman in politics in French Guiana and in France / Stephanie Guyon -- A passion for justice : the role of women in the Aliker case / Monique Milia-Marie-Luce -- French Caribbean feminism in the post-departmentalization era / Felix Germain -- The end of silence : on the revival of afrofeminism in contemporary France / Silyane Larcher -- Gerty Archimede and the struggle for decolonial citizenship in the French Antilles, 1946-51 / Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel -- A Black woman's life in the struggle : Jean McNair in France / Tyler Stovall -- Am I my sister's keeper? The politics of propriety and the fight for equality in the works of French Antillean women writers, 1920s-40s / Jacqueline Couti -- Between respectability and resistance : French Caribbean women confronted by masculine domination during the second half of the twentieth century / Stephanie Mulot and Nadine Lefaucheur -- Media and the politics of "re-presentation" of the Black female body / Sarah Fila-Bakabadio -- Shaking the racial and gender foundations of France : the influences of "Sarah Baartmann" in the production of Frenchness / Robin Mitchell -- Discourse on immigration : Fatou Diome's commitment to human rights in the belly of the Atlantic / Joseph Dieme -- Remapping the metropolis : theorizing Black women's subjectivities in interwar Paris / Claire Oberon Garcia -- Social imaginaries in tension? The women of Cameroon's battle for equal rights under French rule at the turn of the 1940s-50s / Rose Ndengue.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781496210357 (electronic bk.)
1496210352 (electronic bk.)
9781496210371 (electronic bk.)
1496210379 (electronic bk.)
9781496210364 (mobi)
OCLC # 1050110497
Additional Format Print version: Black French women and the struggle for equality, 1848-2016. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018] 9781496201270 (DLC) 2017056180 (OCoLC)1031904837

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