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The Resource Body language : sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics, Kimberly J. Lau

Body language : sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics, Kimberly J. Lau

Label
Body language : sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics
Title
Body language
Title remainder
sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics
Statement of responsibility
Kimberly J. Lau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her evocative ethnographic study, Body Language, Kimberly Lau traces the multiple ways in which the success of an innovative fitness program illuminates what identity means to its Black female clientele and how their group interaction provides a new perspective on feminist theories of identity politics-especially regarding the significance of identity to political activism and social change. Sisters in Shape, Inc., Fitness Consultants (SIS), a Philadelphia company, promotes balance in physical, mental, and spiritual health. Its program goes beyond workouts, as it edu
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lau, Kimberly J
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminism
  • Feminist theory
  • Group identity
  • African American women
  • Self-care, Health
  • Women
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African American women
  • Feminism
  • Feminist theory
  • Group identity
  • Self-care, Health
  • Women
  • United States
Label
Body language : sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics, Kimberly J. Lau
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-183) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The anatomy of a movement -- Experience : spirituality, sisterhood, and the unspeakable -- Performance : negotiating multiple black womanhoods -- New bodies of knowledge -- Re-articulating feminist identity politics
Control code
ocn747013364
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 187 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439903100
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt14015r1
  • 2638fb23-98b4-40bc-bdf8-f680c0d82b51
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747013364
Label
Body language : sisters in shape, black women's fitness, and feminist identity politics, Kimberly J. Lau
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-183) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The anatomy of a movement -- Experience : spirituality, sisterhood, and the unspeakable -- Performance : negotiating multiple black womanhoods -- New bodies of knowledge -- Re-articulating feminist identity politics
Control code
ocn747013364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 187 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439903100
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt14015r1
  • 2638fb23-98b4-40bc-bdf8-f680c0d82b51
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747013364

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