Toni C. King,S. Alease Ferguson's Black Womanist Leadership: Tracing the Motherline PDF

By Toni C. King,S. Alease Ferguson

Collection of Black women’s tales that convey how management values are transmitted from moms to daughters

Featuring the tales of fourteen Black ladies students, Black Womanist management: Tracing the Motherline bargains a culturally dependent version of Black women’s management practices, and examines the mother-daughter transmission of those abilities. the private narratives healthy right into a storytelling culture that unearths the methods Black moms and girls of the community—the Motherline—teach ladies the “ways ladies lead.” The essays current quite a number diversified useful and theoretical problems with management and improvement, together with mom nurture, emulation of and divergence from middle values, internalized oppression, self selection, illustration of the actual self, guardianship/governance of the physique, cooperative economics, activism, contentiousness with or differentiation from the mummy, and negotiation of management throughout private and non-private spheres. jointly, they make a compelling argument for the need of continuous to coach the cultural and gender-specific resistance to oppression that has been handed alongside the Motherline, and to evolve this Motherline culture to the lives and wishes of girls and women within the twenty first century.

“This e-book explicates the nuances of management for Black girls in ways in which tend to be neglected within the basic literature, and the significance of the Motherline is ultimately given the eye it deserves.” — Beverly Greene, Professor of Psychology at St. John’s collage, and coeditor of A Minyan of girls: kin Dynamics, Jewish identification, and Psychotherapy Practice

“This stunningly masterful quantity represents a foundational textual content within the learn of Black women’s management improvement. Its implications are a ways attaining, rather because it indicates womanist (and Black feminist) concept at the Motherline as a place for theorizing gender revolutionary notions for management innovations for men who reject a patriarchal imaginative and prescient of guys as ‘natural’ leaders.” — Gary L. Lemons, writer of Black Male Outsider: instructing as a Pro-Feminist Man

Toni C. King is affiliate Professor of Black experiences and Women’s stories at Denison University.

S. Alease Ferguson is Director of relatives prone for the Cleveland city Minority Alcoholism and Drug dependancy Outreach Program.

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