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Dislocating cultures : identities, traditions, and Third-World feminism

Author: Uma Narayan
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: Thinking gender.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussing the notions of nation, identity and tradition, this text shows how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas. Drawing attention to the political forces that have spawned, shaped and perpetuated these misrepresentations since colonial times, the author inspects the underlying problems which culture poses for the respect of difference and cross-cultural  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uma Narayan
ISBN: 0415914183 9780415914185 0415914191 9780415914192
OCLC Number: 36656481
Description: xiv, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Contesting Cultures: Westernization, Respect for Cultures, and Third-World Feminists --
2. Restoring History and Politics to "Third-World Traditions": Contrasting the Colonialist Stance and Contemporary Contestations of Sati --
3. Cross-Cultural Connections, Border-Crossings, and "Death by Culture": Thinking About Dowry-Murders in India and Domestic-Violence Murders in the United States --
4. Through the Looking-Glass Darkly: Emissaries, Mirrors, and Authentic Insiders as Preoccupations --
5. Eating Cultures: Incorporation, Identity, and Indian Food.
Series Title: Thinking gender.
Responsibility: Uma Narayan.
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Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas.  Read more...

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"A thoughtful analysis and candid appraisal of the obstacles to transnational feminist understanding, Narayan's discussion of the problems is a step in the right direction."-"Hypatia "Helpful Read more...

 
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