Shifting

Author: Ms. Charisse Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061977114
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Based on the African American Women's Voices Project, Shifting reveals that a large number of African American women feel pressure to com-promise their true selves as they navigate America's racial and gender bigotry.

Working Mother

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Adapted from Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America, by
Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden, PhD. Copyright © 2003 by
Charisse Jones and Kumea ... The challenge for black women in the workplace is
to make a way for themselves without losing themselves. corporation in Los
Angeles, remembers when the team of market researchers was considering a
black male as a new hire. "A staff member from human resources commented, '
We hired a black man ...

What Don T Kill Us Makes Us Stronger

Author: Kamesha Spates
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317249267
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®Enhancing. Psychosocial Competence among Black Women in College, ̄
Social Work 49, no. 1 (2004): 75¥83. 15. Jones, Charisse, and Kumea Shorter-
Gooden, Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (New York:
HarperCollins, 2003). 16. Collins, Black Sexual Politics. 17. Deck, ...

Experiences Of Single African American Women Professors

Author: Eletra S. Gilchrist
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739170880
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... order to “get rich” off the breasts and butts of Black women serve to provide the
dominant culture with an all access pass to obj ectify the Black woman's identity.
If Black women condone and participate in these activities, then the dominant
society has no reason to oppose these actions. Living the Double Life Jones and
Shorter-Gooden (2003) explored the notion of a deviant womanhood in their
book Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America. Their
comprehensive study ...

The Language Of Strong Black Womanhood

Author: Karla D. Scott
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498544096
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... Kumea Shorter-Gooden's African American Women's Voices Project, which
culminated in the publication of Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in
America (2003). Jones and Shorter-Gooden define shifting as “a sort of
subterfuge that African Americans have long practiced to ensure their survival in
our society . . . From one moment to the next, they change their outward behavior,
attitude or tone, shifting White then shifting Black again” (Jones and Shorter-
Gooden, 2003, pp.

Embracing Sisterhood

Author: Katrina Bell McDonald
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742545755
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Jones and Shorter-Gooden define "shifting" as what Black women do — "[m]ore
than any other group of Americans" — to "serve and satisfy others" and to
accommodate "differences in class as well as gender and ethnicity." In doing so,
they unconsciously "change their outward behavior, attitude or tone, shifting '
White,' then shifting 'Black' again, shifting 'corporate,' shifting 'cool.'" Charisse
Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women
in America (New ...

Beyond Slavery

Author: Jacqueline L. Hazelton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230113893
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Regina Austin, “Black Women, Sisterhood, and the Difference/Deviance Divide,”
New England Law Review 26 (1992) 877–887. Austin, “Difference/Deviance
Divide,” 881. Austin, “Difference/Deviance Divide,” 885. Collins, Black Sexual
Politics, 140f. Collins, Black Sexual Politics, 141. Charisse Jones and Kumea
Shorter-Gooden, Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (New
York: HarperCollins, 2003) 51. Higginbotham, Righteous Discontent, 190. Gail
Elizabeth Wyatt ...

Black Pioneers In Communication Research

Author: Ronald L. Jackson II
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 145227911X
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distinction between the language behavior of Black women and White women,
who have been historically relegated to the domestic sphere. Since her initial
efforts to expand the scope of Black feminist theory, Houston has introduced key
dialogues on African American women's communicative behavior to the field of
communication. Her works ... (Collins, 2000) and Jones and Shorter-Gooden's
Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (Jones & Shorter-Gooden,
2003).

Pimps Up Ho S Down

Author: T. Denean Denean Sharpley-Whiting
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814741221
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“RIAA Consumer Profile 2003,” Recording Industry Association of America. 6.
See Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Shifting: The Double Lives of
Black Women in America (New York: HarperCollins, 2003); Marita Golden, Don't
Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey through the Color Complex (New York:
Doubleday, 2004). 7. Vibe, November 2003, 66. 8. Motivational Educational
Entertainment, This 157 Notes.

The Socialization Of The African American Child

Author: Sekou Clincy
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449087892
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More importantly, these subtle messages are passed to young African American
females, and if they fail to measure up to standards and if they aren't armored
with acceptance and praises by their parents or caregivers, they're more likely to
succumb to ... The same holds true in the African American church, where several
testimonies were written by several black women in the book Shifting: The
Double Lives of Black Women in America (Gooden & 75 The Socialization of the
African ...