New Frontiers In Women's Studies

New Frontiers In Women's Studies : Knowledge, Identity And Nationalism

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This text reveals the diversities which continue to shape women's beliefs and experiences. It includes debates on women and nationalisms, women and social policy, sexuality, black studies and ethnic studies, women and education, women and cultural production and women's studies and gender studies.
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  • Hardback | 259 pages
  • 160 x 234 x 28mm | 521.64g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074840287X
  • 9780748402878

Table of contents

Part 1 On the move - new agendas for women's studies: challenging the boundaries - towards an anti-racist women's studies, Mary Maynard; anti- colonial subjects? post-colonial subjects? nationalisms, ethnocentrisms and feminist scholarship, Joanna de Groot; what happened to feminist politics in "gender training"?, Bunie M. Matlanyane Sexwale; the political and the personal - women's writing in China in the 1980s, Delia Davin; reassessing representations of Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, militant feminists in Edwardian Britain - on the importance of a knowledge of our feminist past, June Purvis; gender, nation and scholarship - reflections on gender/women's studies in the Czech Republic, Jitka Maleckova; possibilities for women's studies in post- communist countries - where are we going? Svetlana Kupryashkina. Part 2 Women in movement - identity, migration and nationalism: resituating discourses of "whiteness" and "Asianess" in Northern England - second generation Sikh women and constructions of identity, Jasbir K. PUar; women who move - experiences of diaspora, Magdalene Ang-Lygate; Ireland - the home of our mothers and our birthright for ages? Irish migrant women's identifications with nation and/or diaspora, Breda Gray; boundary politics - women, nationalism and danger, Jan Jindy Pettman; gender, colonialism and nationalism - women activists in Uttar Pradesh, India, Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert; East German women five years after the "wende", Hanna Behrend.
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