Dialogue And Difference / Edition 1

Dialogue And Difference / Edition 1

by Marguerite Waller
     
 

Feminist scholars and activists present diverse conceptual frameworks of transnational/transcultural forms of feminism. Waller (women's studies and comparative literature, U. of California, Riverside) and Marcos, a Mexican author/activist, introduce nine discourses treating efforts (e.g., international conferences, Courts of Women) to transcend First to Third World… See more details below

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Feminist scholars and activists present diverse conceptual frameworks of transnational/transcultural forms of feminism. Waller (women's studies and comparative literature, U. of California, Riverside) and Marcos, a Mexican author/activist, introduce nine discourses treating efforts (e.g., international conferences, Courts of Women) to transcend First to Third World differences in addressing such global issues as violence against women and sex tourism. Several photos personalize the struggles. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403967640
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Comparative Feminist Studies Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Series editor's foreword
Introduction
1Towards an ethics of transnational encounters, or "when" does a "Chinese" woman become a "feminist"?3
2Making sense in Chinese "feminism"/women's studies29
3International conferences as sites for transnational feminist struggles : the case of the first international conference on women in Africa and the African diaspora53
4The borders within : the indigenous women's movement and feminism in Mexico81
5"One voice kills both our voices" : "First World" feminism and transcultural feminist engagement113
6Conversation on "feminist imperialism and the politics of difference"143
7South wind : towards a new political imaginary165
8Accidental crossings : tourism, sex work, and women's rights in the Dominican Republic201
9Feminism and human rights at a crossroads in Africa : reconciling universalism and cultural relativism231

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