Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia
Authors: Gabriel, D. and Tate, S.A.
Editors: Gabriel, D. and Tate, S.A.
Publisher: Trentham Books
Place of Publication: London
This book explores and analyses through Black feminist standpoint theory, how the experiences of women of colour in British academia are shaped by race and gender and how racism manifests in day to day experiences within faculties and departments, from subtle microagressions to overt encounters to the institutional environment and culture – the very spaces we occupy in academia. This book examines the nuances of raced and gendered discrimination in academia while also focusing on the strategies the contributors develop to facilitate their survival and success in academic spaces that exclude and marginalize