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Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female
Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female

Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence and Abuse. Ava Kanyeredzi

Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence and Abuse


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Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence and Abuse Ava Kanyeredzi
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK



Expands on gender entrapment theory via the recognition of cyclical abuse factors such as race and power. African American women experience domestic violence at a rate 35 percent higher than the rate for white women and roles in the relationship among race,gender, violence against black women, and black female criminalization. Most Americans acknowledge the fac. Our silence should no longer be an option. This book presents an in-depth account of nine Black British women'sexperiences of violence and abuse. Perry, Samuel, "The Impact of Culture and Minority Status on the African-American Female Domestic Violence Experience" (2017). In the US alone, the number of women murdered as a result of domestic violence between 9/11 and 2012 exceeded the number of terrorist victims on that day This brings us a final possible contributing factor, and one which can have markedly different effects on men and women – gender construction. Unfortunately, we have not done the same work when it comes to theexperiences of Black and Brown women and racialized police violence in ourculture, and the distinct gendered ways that they and their children are victimized, targeted, and killed by police. No man or woman has gone on before: documenting black women'sexperience and culture while providing black women with a resource for reading about their lives. Through in depth interviews and analysis the author reveals their feelings of being silenced as children, women, Black women and as victims/survivors. We know that domestic violence and sexual assault can affect anyone, regardless of race, age, gender, religion or sexuality. In an attempt to increase cultural sensitivity in addressing violence against Blackwomen and to increase the effectiveness of current interventions, we . It begins with the question of the social construction of gender and the mainstream feminist assumption that 'woman' means middle class white woman.