The Resource The promise of patriarchy : women and the Nation of Islam, Ula Yvette Taylor, (electronic resource)

The promise of patriarchy : women and the Nation of Islam, Ula Yvette Taylor, (electronic resource)

Label
The promise of patriarchy : women and the Nation of Islam
Title
The promise of patriarchy
Title remainder
women and the Nation of Islam
Statement of responsibility
Ula Yvette Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization's men, who were fiercely committed to these masculine roles. Black women's experience in the NOI, however, has largely remained on the periphery of scholarship. Here, Ula Taylor documents their struggle to escape the devaluation of black womanhood while also clinging to the empowering promises of patriarchy. Taylor shows how, despite being relegated to a lifestyle that did not encourage working outside of the home, NOI women found freedom in being able to bypass the degrading experiences connected to labor performed largely by working-class black women and in raising and educating their children in racially affirming environments. Telling the stories of women like Clara Poole (wife of Elijah Muhammad) and Burnsteen Sharrieff (secretary to W. D. Fard, founder of the Allah Temple of Islam), Taylor offers a compelling narrative that explains how their decision to join a homegrown, male-controlled Islamic movement was a complicated act of self-preservation and self-love in Jim Crow America
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Taylor, Ula Y
Dewey number
297.8/7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • Nation of Islam (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Black Muslims
  • African American women
  • Muslim women
  • Patriarchy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The promise of patriarchy : women and the Nation of Islam, Ula Yvette Taylor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045297
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045297
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045297
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045297
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The promise of patriarchy : women and the Nation of Islam, Ula Yvette Taylor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045297
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045297
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045297
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045297
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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