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Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural, Postcolonial, and Feminist World
     

Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural, Postcolonial, and Feminist World

by Uma Narayan (Editor), Sandra Harding (Editor)
 
A considerable amount of feminist thinking today works across borders in ways that unsettle familiar philosophical and political frameworks. The essays in this volume bring to their focuses on philosophical issues the new angles of vision created by the multicultural, global, and postcolonial feminisms that have been developing around us.

Sandra Harding is

Overview

A considerable amount of feminist thinking today works across borders in ways that unsettle familiar philosophical and political frameworks. The essays in this volume bring to their focuses on philosophical issues the new angles of vision created by the multicultural, global, and postcolonial feminisms that have been developing around us.

Sandra Harding is professor of education and women's studies at the University of California Los angeles. She is the editor of The "Racial" Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future, and the co-author of a chapter in UNESCO's World Science Report 1996 entitled "Science and Technology: The Gender Dimension." Her most recnet book is Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253337375
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Hypatia Book Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

Uma Narayan is associate professor of philosophy at Vassar College. She is the author of Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions and Third World Feminism and co-editor, with Mary Lyndon Shanley of Reconstructing Political Theory: Feminist Perspectives.

Sandra Harding is professor of education and women’s studies at the University of California Los angeles. She is the editor of The "Racial" Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future, and the co-author of a chapter in UNESCO’s World Science Report 1996 entitled Science and Technology: The Gender Dimension. Her most recent book is Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies.

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