Third World Feminism and the Politics of Knowledge
By (author) Uma Narayan
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Dislocating Cultures by Uma Narayan
Book DescriptionDislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas. Drawing attention to the political forces that have spawned, shaped, and perpetuated these misrepresentations since colonial times, Uma Narayan inspects the underlying problems which "culture" poses for the respect of difference and cross-cultural understanding. Questioning the problematic roles assigned to Third World subjects within multiculturalism, Narayan examines ways in which the flow of information across national contexts affects our understanding of issues. Dislocating Cultures contributes a philosophical perspective on areas of ongoing interest such as nationalism, post-colonial studies, and the cultural politics of debates over tradition and "westernization" in Third World contexts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415914192
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Uma Narayan
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In this volume leading feminist theorists re--think the traditional concepts of political theory and expand the range of problems and concerns regarded as central to the analysis of political life.
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Author Biography - Uma Narayan
Uma Narayan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College.
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