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Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism (Thinking Gender) [Paperback]

by Uma Narayan
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April 9, 1997 0415914191 978-0415914192 0
Dislocating 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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A thoughtful analysis and candid appraisal of the obstacles to transnational feminist understanding, Narayan's discussion of the problems is a step in the right direction.
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Helpful addition for teaching non-Western and comparative women's studies courses.
National Women's Studies Journal --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Uma Narayan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College.

Product Details

  • Series: Thinking Gender
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (April 9, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415914191
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415914192
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #76,624 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars India-specific analysis is excellent July 31, 2000
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Anyone researching the role of women in India won't want to miss this -- the author speaks insightfully about her feminism being a result of her personal experiences in India, while her mother and others accuse her of being "brainwashed" by Westerners. Narayan makes a strong case for "organic" Third World feminism.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An award-winning book! September 14, 1998
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This book was awarded the American Political Science Association's Victoria Schuck Award for the best book on women and politics for 1997.
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