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The language of strong Black womanhood : myths, models, messages, and a new mandate for self-care / Karla D. Scott.

Author/creator Scott, Karla Danette, 1958- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
Descriptionxxii, 93 pages ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: the making of a myth: strength to survive -- From myth to model: contexts for communicating and situating strength -- Socialized to be strong: messages for success and survival -- From the "South Side": the strength of Michelle Obama -- Resist and redefine: a new discourse of strength on black feminist blogs -- Self-care for strong sistas: an oxymoron? -- Conclusion: black girl magic has limits: repurposing strength for self care.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Scott, Karla Danette, 1958- author. Language of strong black womanhood Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017] 9781498544092
LCCN 2017031319
ISBN9781498544085
ISBN1498544088 hardcover alkaline paper

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