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vii Contents Acknowledgments ix 1 Introduction: The Call 1 2 Black Feminist Criminology and the Power of 11 Narrative: “I Just Wanted to Tell My Story” 3 Dynamic Resistance: “I’m a Strong Black Woman” 27 4 Surviving Childhood: “I Learned to Stand up for Myself” 56 5 Living Through It: “He Made Me Believe 81 He Was Something He Wasn’t” 6 Fighting Back: “You Want to Fight? We Gonna Fight!” 115 7 Getting Out: “We Have to Pray to God 138 and Hope Everything Works Out” 8 Conclusion: The Response 187 Appendix A: Research Methods and Demographics 207 Appendix B: Pseudonyms and Demographic Information 227 Notes 229 Bibliography 249 Index 269 About the Author 275 ...

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ISBN
9780814768471
Related ISBN
9780814767290
MARC Record
OCLC
647699960
Pages
295
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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