This engaging ethnography is set in the remote district of Toledo in Belize, Central America, by Irma McClaurin, where three women weave personal stories about the events in their lives. Each describes her experiences of motherhood, marriage, family illness, emigration, separation, work, or domestic violence that led her to recognize gender inequality and then to do something about it. All three challenge the culture of gender at home and in the larger community (back cover).
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"Walking in Zora's Shoes or 'Seek[ing] Out de Inside Meanin' of Words": The Intersections of Anthropology, Ethnography, Identity, and Writing."
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Forthcoming: My TAKE on America: Essays on art, politics, and culture
volume, Irma McClaurin has collected-for the
first time-essays that explore the role and contributions of black
feminist anthropologists. She has asked her contributors to disclose
how their experiences as black women have influenced their
anthropological practice in Africa, the Caribbean, and the United
States, and how anthropology has influenced their development as black
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole,