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Gender Inequality: Black Feminism

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Criticises feminism for being ethnocentric.
Argues that white feminists have been allowed to speak on behalf of black women but not vice versa.
Abbott et al
Feminism claims to address issues concerning women in general but it actually concentrates on women’s experience from white perspectives and priorities.
Argues that class, race and gender combine to create multiple sources of deprivation and inequality. Black women suffer from disadvantage because they are black, because they are women and because they are working class. Each inequality reinforces the other inequalities. “Triple Systems Theory”.