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Belonging: A Culture of Place

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In "Belonging: A Culture of Place," bell hooks delves into the intricate tapestry of identity, land, and community. Published on October 20, 2008, this thought-provoking book explores the profound questions of what it means to call a place home and who is deemed worthy of belonging to a community. Hooks revisits her roots in Kentucky, weaving personal narratives with historical analysis to highlight the pivotal role land plays in shaping racial and economic realities. Through her examination of black farmers and local food production, she challenges readers to consider how agrarian values can inform modern sustainable practices. The book addresses the harsh realities of segregation and economic racialized zoning, connecting environmental justice with racial and economic equity. Ideal for adult education groups, "Belonging" not only offers insights into the intersections of race, class, and environment but also envisions a world where everyone can find solace and sustainability in their own place of belonging. This engaging narrative encourages a deeper understanding and active engagement in economic, environmental, and racial justice.
Published by Routledge on October 20, 2008
240 pages
ISBN: 9780415968164
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