The Resource New South Asian feminisms : paradoxes and possibilities, edited by Srila Roy

New South Asian feminisms : paradoxes and possibilities, edited by Srila Roy

Label
New South Asian feminisms : paradoxes and possibilities
Title
New South Asian feminisms
Title remainder
paradoxes and possibilities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Srila Roy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This timely volume provides an original and unprecedented exploration of the current state of South Asian feminist politics. It maps the new sites and expressions of feminism in the region today, addressing issues such as disability, Internet technologies, queer subjectivities and violence as everyday life. Written by young scholars from the region, this book effectively introduces a new 'wave' of South Asian feminists that resonates with feminist debates everywhere around the globe
Cataloging source
AZK
Dewey number
305.420954
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1735.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
New South Asian feminisms : paradoxes and possibilities, edited by Srila Roy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About the editor; Title page; Copyright; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Shirin M. Rai; Reference; Introduction: paradoxes and possibilities; Feminist loss and hope; South Asian feminisms; Feminism institutionalized; Witnessing and resisting violence; A new generation of feminists: spaces and practices of 'young' feminists; Conclusion; Notes; References; 1 Sex workers' rights and women's movements in India: a very brief genealogy; Feminism and sex work; 'The woman question'; Trafficking and prostitution; History and feminism; Force, choice and race (and caste)
  • 'Family assistance': of and in the stateApproaching NGOs: political connections; Choosing violence: an 'autonomous' women's group; Conclusion; Notes; References; 4 Contemporary feminist politics in Bangladesh: taking the bull by the horns; Introduction; The women's movement, the NGO sector and the state in Bangladesh; NGO-ization and women's organizations; Generational divide; Conclusions; Notes; References; 5 Offline issues, online lives? The emerging cyberlife of feminist politics in urban India
  • Anuloja and the Valkai groupFeminist activism as 'active living'; Ties through loss; Notes; References; 8 Feminism in the shadow of multi-faithism: implications for South Asian women in the UK; Introduction; Whither feminism: secular and co-opted or pious and fractured?; British public policy and religious claims; Local consequences for women and women's organizations; Undermining feminist projects; The SBS study; Conclusion; Notes; References; About the contributors; Index
  • Contextualizing the emergence of the cyberlife of feminist politics in post-liberalized urban IndiaReturning the gaze; Afterword; Notes; References; 6 Illusive justice: the gendered labour politics of subnationalism in Darjeeling tea plantations; The rise of Nepali ethnic pride and gendered reinterpretation of plantation work; Desire for workplace justice versus desire for ethnic recognition; Conclusion; Notes; References; 7 'Speak to the women as the men have all gone': women's support networks in eastern Sri Lanka; A time of uncertainty; Women and violence in Sri Lanka
  • Migration and HIV/AIDSThe growth of a sex workers' movement; Autonomous feminism; Conclusion; Notes; References; 2 AASHA's approach to instituting sexual harassment legislation in Pakistan; Work on women's issues in Pakistan: an overview of the strategies; AASHA -- an alliance against sexual harassment; The formulation, passage and implementation of the sexual harassment legislation; Interrogating the dichotomies of feminist work; Notes; References; 3 Family law organizations and the mediation of resources and violence in Kolkata; Women's organizations, social movements and the state
Control code
ocn961577461
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35990508
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961577461
  • pebcs1780321902

Library Locations

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