INDEX
Academic feminism, 2–4, 7–8, 18–
19; ab-use of privilege structures
by white women in, 194–95, 197;
academic labor and, 142; alliances
between women and men of color,
123–24; alliances with white men
and, 94, 97, 100–103, 107–9, 112,
116, 120–21, 126; ambivalence
towards, 115; bridge methodology
and, 58–59; career advancement
and, 100; discretion and, 156;
failure of transracial alliance in,
145–48; ‘‘family ties’’ in, 124, 127;
feminist alliances and, 130; gate-
keeping function of publishing in,
31; hegemonic feminism and, 166–
67; heterosociality and, 101–3,
107–9, 121; institutionalization of,
8–9, 131–36, 166; institutional
marginality in, 154–55; institu-
tional power and, 97, 149–50;
nontokenizing relationships in,
193; outsiders-within status and,
112–13, 127–28, 156; production
of, 166; race and, 20–21; racialized
di√erence in, 59, 142, 177; racial
silence in, 93; refusing subject
positions and, 188; relational chal-
lenges between women of color
and white women in, 146–54,
194–95; risk taking alliances and,
160; segregated alliances in, 177–
78; transracial alliances in, 191–94;
white family trope and, 100–101;
white feminist allies of women of
color in, 193–94; white feminist
hegemony within, 93, 172; white-
ness and, 142–43; white space in,
142–46; white women’s academic
inclusion and exclusion, 82; white
women’s allies in, 139–42, 145,
148–49; women of color and, 86–
87, 112–13, 115–16, 120–21, 156;
women of color’s academic inclu-
sion and exclusion, 82; women of
color’s access to, 154; women of
color’s alliances in, 160–61; zero-
sum alliances in, 148–54. See also
Feminism
Adela (interviewee), 148–50, 172
A≈rmative action, 100
‘‘African American Women in Higher
Education’’ (King et al.), 198
Agamben, Giorgio, 137
Alarcón, Norma, 135
Albrecht, Lisa, 5, 44, 151–52,
188
Alco√, Linda, 157–58
Alexander, Jacqui, 21, 55–56, 122
Althusser, Louis, 26
Amanda (interviewee), 73–75, 90
American studies, 15
Anderson, Benedict, 174
Andrea (interviewee), 47, 50, 52, 56,
67, 77–79, 86, 120, 126, 171–73,
192–93
Angela (interviewee), 67, 87, 124–
25, 161–65, 175
Antiracist white feminists, 75–77, 84,
127; critiques of feminist alliances,
134
Antisubordination theory, 192–93
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