Dialogue and Difference: Feminisms Challenge Globalization

Dialogue and Difference: Feminisms Challenge Globalization

by M. Waller, S. Marcos


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403967633
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 04/08/2005
Series: Comparative Feminist Studies
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

MARGUERITE WALLER is Professor of Women's Studies and Comparative Literature, University of California, USA.

SYLVIA MARCOS is Visiting Professor, Drew University, and Director of the Center for Psychoethnological Research, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Table of Contents

Preface; C.Talpade Mohanty Introduction; M.Waller & S.Marcos PART ONE: ENCOUNTERS Towards an Ethics of Transnational Encounter or 'When' Does a 'Chinese' Woman Become a 'Feminist'?; S-M.Shih Making Sense in Chinese "Feminism"/Women's Studies; Y.Wu PART TWO: ENCOUNTERING 'Third World Women': Rac(e)ing the Global in a U.S. Classroom; P.Chatterjee International Conferences as Sites for Transnational Feminist Struggles: The Case of the First International Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora (WAAD); O.Nnaemeka PART THREE: DIALOGUES The Borders Within The Indigenous Women's Movement and Feminism in Mexico; S.Marcos One Voice Kills Both Our Voices: Transcultural Feminist Engagement; M.R.Waller Conversation on 'Feminist Imperialism and the Politics of Difference'; S-M.Shih , S.Marcos , O.Nnaemeka & M.R.Waller PART FOUR: RECONCEIVING RIGHTS South Wind: Towards a New Political Imaginary; C.Kumar Accidental Crossings: Tourism, Sex Work, and Women's Rights in the Dominican Republic; A.Cabezas Feminism and Human Rights at a Crossroads in Africa: Reconciling Universalism and Cultural Relativism; J.Ngozi Ezeilo

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