The need for black and women of colour feminist epistemologies in critical suicide studies
Hayford, A. and Wright, T. 2018. The need for black and women of colour feminist epistemologies in critical suicide studies .
|Authors||Hayford, A. and Wright, T.|
The ways Black and Women of Colour (WoC) feminists have continued to challenge the legitimacy of racist ‘feminism’ to call itself feminism teaches us about the ways language can be appropriated for destructive
Black and WoC feminists have critiqued dominant white feminism, which has positioned itself as a
Theorising through the affects of language, the paper proposes an intersectional feminist critical suicide studies that centres the experiences and knowledges of marginalised people; that is explicitly anti-racist and anti-‘psy’ in stance; that raises consciousness of oppressive and marginalising discourses and practices of corporeal, emotional, and epistemic violence; that is vulnerable, wilful, political and ethical; and that seeks to find associations and solidarities across differences towards visions, hopes, and actions for a better world.
|Keywords||Suicide; Black women; Women of colour; Feminism; Racism|
|Conference||Building Critical Bridges: The Third Conference of the Critical Suicide Studies Network|
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|Deposited||24 Mar 2020|
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