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By Toni C. King,S. Alease Ferguson

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

Featuring the tales of fourteen Black girls students, Black Womanist management: Tracing the Motherline deals a culturally established version of Black women’s management practices, and examines the mother-daughter transmission of those talents. the private narratives healthy right into a storytelling culture that unearths the methods Black moms and girls of the community—the Motherline—teach women the “ways ladies lead.” The essays current various varied useful and theoretical problems with management and improvement, together with mom nurture, emulation of and divergence from center 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 educate the cultural and gender-specific resistance to oppression that has been handed alongside the Motherline, and to conform this Motherline culture to the lives and desires of girls and women within the twenty first century.

“This e-book explicates the nuances of management for Black ladies in ways in which are usually overlooked within the normal 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: kinfolk Dynamics, Jewish id, and Psychotherapy Practice

“This stunningly masterful quantity represents a foundational textual content within the learn of Black women’s management improvement. Its implications are some distance attaining, quite because it indicates womanist (and Black feminist) suggestion at the Motherline as a situation for theorizing gender innovative notions for management recommendations for men who reject a patriarchal imaginative and prescient of fellows as ‘natural’ leaders.” — Gary L. Lemons, writer of Black Male Outsider: educating as a Pro-Feminist Man

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

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

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