Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics
by bell hooks
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Publication Date: 1990
Publisher: South End Press
Topics: Democracy: Theory & Practice, Race & Civil Rights, Sexism / Patriarchy
Description: Crosses disciplinary boundaries in major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender. hooks values postmodernism's insights while warning that the fashionable infatuation with discourse about difference is dangerously detachable from the struggle we must all wage against racism, sexism,and cultural imperialism.
Winner of the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award.
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