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Srila Roy - New South Asian Feminisms - 9781780321899 - V9781780321899
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New South Asian Feminisms

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Description for New South Asian Feminisms Paperback. This timely volume provides an original and unprecedented exploration of the current state of South Asian feminist politics. Editor(s): Roy, Srila. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1FK; JFFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 215 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 266.
South Asian feminism is in crisis. Under constant attack from right-wing nationalism and religious fundamentalism and co-opted by 'NGO-ization' and neoliberal state agendas, once autonomous and radical forms of feminist mobilization have been ideologically fragmented and replaced. It is time to rethink the feminist political agenda for the predicaments of the present. This timely volume provides an original and unprecedented exploration of the current state of South Asian feminist politics. It will map the new sites and expressions of feminism in the region today, addressing issues like disability, Internet technologies, queer subjectivities and violence as everyday life ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780321899
SKU
V9781780321899
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About Srila Roy
Srila Roy is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Nottingham. She is the author of Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement (2012). She serves on the executive committee of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association, UK.

Reviews for New South Asian Feminisms
The book encourages thoughtful reflection on the complexity of the issues before feminism in South Asia, their evolving nature, and the need for vigilance and care in interpreting women's different oppressions and the interrelationships and interactions among these.
Asian Journal of Women's Studies
This is a significant contribution to the interrogation of feminist subjectivity and politics by a ... Read more

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