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South Asian women in the diaspora

Author: Nirmal Puwar; Parvati Raghuram
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Conference publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on debates on body, performativity and identity, this book interrogates the politics of power, by looking at the impact of race, gender, class and sexuality upon the everyday lives of South  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
South Asian women in the diaspora.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2003
(OCoLC)652254835
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nirmal Puwar; Parvati Raghuram
ISBN: 1859736963 9781859736968 1859736025 9781859736029
OCLC Number: 52967649
Notes: Based on papers from a seminar "Theoretical Considerations on Gender and the South Asian Diaspora", Leicester University, 1999.
Description: xi, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: (Dis)locating South Asian women in the academy / Nirmal Puwar and Parvati Raghuram --
PART I. SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN AND PARADIGMATIC (IM)POSSIBILITIES --
Melodramatic postures and constructions / Nirmal Puwar --
Still "In Progress?'-Methodological dilemmas, tensions and contradictions in theorizing South Asian Muslim women / Fauzia Ahmad --
Fashioning the South Asian Diaspora: production and consumption tales / Parvati Raghuram --
Conceptualizing Emigrant Indian female subjectivity: possible entry points / Mala Pandurang --
PART II. EMBODYING SOUTH ASIAN FEMININITIES --
Romantic transgressions in the colonial zone: reading Mircea Eliade's Bengal Nights and Maitreyi Devi's It Does Not Die / Nandi Bhatia --
Undressing the Diaspora / Bakirathi Mani --
Re-producing South Asian Wom(b)en: female feticide and the spectacle of culture / Tej Purewal --
Gendered Embodiments: mapping the body-politic of the raped woman and the nation in Bangladesh / Nayanika Mookherjee --
PART III. ENGAGEMENTS --
Kiss is just a kiss ... Or is it? South Asian lesbian and bisexual women and the construction of space / Rani Kawale --
'Changing views': theory and practice in a participatory community arts project / Samina Zahir --
South Asian women and the question of political organization / Shaminder Takhar --
Engendering diasporic identities / Hasmita Ramji.
Responsibility: edited by Nirmal Puwar and Parvati Raghuram.
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'This edited collection is a rich and extensive set of interventions into the disabling paradigms within which South Asian women are located. It is an essential read.'Cultural Geographies'A Read more...

 
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