Bell hooks Writing Styles in Where We Stand: Class Matters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Where We Stand.
This section contains 815 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Where We Stand: Class Matters Study Guide

Perspective

Bell Hooks is a renowned author, lecturer, professor and social activist. She has written over thirty books and is a well-known feminist who has fought against the barriers of classism, racism and sexism. She is a highly educated individual, having attained her doctorate in literature. Her qualifications to write about the profound issue of classism in her book, "Where We Stand: Class Matters," are above reproach.

Hooks is doubly qualified in penning this book since she herself has experienced first-hand the impact of classism on one's life. As a black woman, she also brings to the debate the barriers she has faced with classism and how it intersects closely with sexism and racism. Hooks' educational and professional background coupled with her own life experiences brings a personal perspective to the account and provides authenticity and clarity to a harrowing issue that many do not recognize. By drawing on...

(read more)

This section contains 815 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Where We Stand: Class Matters Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Where We Stand: Class Matters from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook