bell hooks (the name is not capitalised) has been described as ‘the hardest working woman in academia’ (Dauphin, 2002). She is the author of over 20 books for adult readers, starting with the ground-breaking Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (1981a), written when she was only 19 years old, through to a myriad of works on feminist theory, masculinity, art, cinema, race, and more recently love and self-esteem. She has also managed to write children's books and to paint in-between times (Dauphin, 2002). hooks is a useful exemplar of feminisms attending to race/ethnicity/imperialism (REI) because her work has ranged over time from a Modernist Differences focus on Identity towards more Postmodern-influenced concerns with diversity/multiplicity rather than overly unified ...
REI Feminism: Hooks
Rei feminism: Hooks