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Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"The essays are provocative and enhance knowledge of Third World women's issues. Highly recommended... " --Choice

..". the book challenges assumptions and pushes historic and geographical boundaries that must be altered if women of all colors are to win the struggles thrust upon us by the 'new world order' of the 1990s." --New Directions for Women

"This surely is a book for anyone trying to comprehend the ways sexism fuels racism in a post-colonial, post-Cold War world that remains dangerous for most women." --Cynthia H. Enloe

..". provocative analyses of the simultaneous oppressions of race, class, gender and sexuality... a powerful collection." --Gloria Anzaldua

..". propels third world feminist perspectives from the periphery to the cutting edge of feminist theory in the 1990s." --Aihwa Ong

..". a carefully presented wealth of much-needed information." --Audre Lorde

..". it is a significant book." --The Bloomsbury Review

..". excellent... The nondoctrinaire approach to the Third World and to feminism in general is refreshing and compelling." --World Literature Today

..". an excellent collection of essays examining 'Third World' feminism." --The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory

These essays document the debates, conflicts, and contradictions among those engaged in developing third world feminist theory and politics. Contributors: Evelyne Accad, M. Jacqui Alexander, Carmen Barroso, Cristina Bruschini, Rey Chow, Juanita Diaz-Cotto, Angela Gilliam, Faye V. Harrison, Cheryl Johnson-Odim, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Ann Russo, Barbara Smith, Nayereh Tohidi, Lourdes Torres, Cheryl L. West, and Nellie Wong.

Synopsis:

This book presents provocative analyses of the simultaneous oppressions of race, class, gender, and sexuality, as well as the role that imperialism plays in the productions of knowledge and of persons- a powerful collection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253206329
Editor:
Mohanty, Chandra T.
Editor:
Torres, Lourdes M.
Editor:
Mohanty, Chandra T.
Editor:
Torres, Lourdes M.
Editor:
Russo, Ann
Editor:
Mohanty, Chandra Talpade
Author:
Torres, Lourdes M.
Author:
Mohanty, Chandra Talpade
Author:
Torres, Lourdes
Author:
Russo, Ann
Author:
Russo
Editor:
Russo, Ann
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Women -- Developing countries.
Subject:
Feminism -- Developing countries.
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
122
Publication Date:
19910631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.18 x 6.16 x 0.99 in

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