Black and Aboriginal Feminists
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This paper reviews different literature on the topic of Black and Aboriginal women in the work place. It discusses the paper, "Black Feminist Statement", in which Eisenstein argues that the unique and specific situation of black women makes it necessary for them to employ identity politics to battle their oppression. The author of the paper contends this view point and expands on further examples where this specific approach is demonstrated. The paper explores Plewes and Downe in their paper's, "Perils of the Past" and "Strong Women: Contemporary Challenges and Promises for the Future of Aboriginal Women."
From the Paper:"In her paper, "A Black Feminist Statement," Eisenstein argues that the unique and specific situation of black women makes it necessary for them to employ identity politics to battle their oppression. It is argued here that this is correct, and furthermore that this is demonstrated by the specific approach taken by Plewes and Downe in their paper, "Perils of the Past and Strong Women: Contemporary Challenges and Promises for the Future of Aboriginal Women." In this paper, "identity politics" will be taken to mean the notion that people need to organize not only around specific parties or ideologies, but also around the unique context of a specific marginalized group. The specific marginalized group that Eisenstein ..."
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