South Asian Feminisms

South Asian Feminisms During the past forty years South Asia has been the location and the focus of dynamic important feminist scholarship and activism In this collection of essays prominent feminist scholars and activi

  • Title: South Asian Feminisms
  • Author: Ania Loomba Ritty A. Lukose
  • ISBN: 9780822351658
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Hardcover
  • During the past forty years, South Asia has been the location and the focus of dynamic, important feminist scholarship and activism In this collection of essays, prominent feminist scholars and activists build on that work to confront pressing new challenges for feminist theorizing and practice Examining recent feminist interventions in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and BaDuring the past forty years, South Asia has been the location and the focus of dynamic, important feminist scholarship and activism In this collection of essays, prominent feminist scholars and activists build on that work to confront pressing new challenges for feminist theorizing and practice Examining recent feminist interventions in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, they address feminist responses to religious fundamentalism and secularism globalization, labor, and migration militarization and state repression public representations of sexuality and the politics of sex work Their essays attest to the diversity and specificity of South Asian locations and feminist concerns, while also demonstrating how feminist engagements in the region can enrich and advance feminist theorizing globally.Contributors Flavia Agnes, Anjali Arondekar, Firdous Azim, Anannya Bhattacharjee, Laura Brueck, Angana P Chatterji, Malathi de Alwis, Toorjo Ghose, Amina Jamal, Ratna Kapur, Lamia Karim, Ania Loomba, Ritty A Lukose, Vasuki Nesiah, Sonali Perera, Atreyee Sen, Mrinalini Sinha, Ashwini Sukthankar

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