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Transnational feminism in the United States : knowledge, ethics, and power

Author: Leela Fernandes
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2013.
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"The acceleration of economic globalization and the rapid global flows of people, culture, and information have intensified the importance of developing transnational understandings of contemporary issues. Transnational feminist perspectives have provided a unique outlook on women's lives and have deepened our understanding of the gendered nature of global processes. Transnational Feminism in the United States  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leela Fernandes
ISBN: 9780814760963 0814760961 9780814770337 0814770339
OCLC Number: 794040391
Description: x, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
U.S. state practices and the rhetoric of human rights --
Transnational economies of representation and the labor of the traveling subaltern --
Regimes of visibility and transnational feminist knowledge --
Institutional practice and the field of women's studies --
Race, transnational feminism, and paradigms of difference --
Afterword : the moment of transnational feminism in the United States.
Responsibility: Leela Fernandes.

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Contributes to central debates in the field of women's studies and related cross-disciplinary scholarship on feminist theory and gender from a global perspective  Read more...

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