Black women and feminist sociology: The emerging perspective

  title={Black women and feminist sociology: The emerging perspective},
  author={Rose M. Brewer},
  journal={The American Sociologist},
  • R. Brewer
  • Published 1 March 1989
  • Sociology
  • The American Sociologist
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