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Against purity : rethinking identity with Indian and Western feminisms / Irene Gedalof.

By: Gedalof, Irene.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Gender, racism, ethnicity. Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 1999Description: viii, 248 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780415215879 (pbk.); 0415215862 (hbk.); 0415215870 (pbk.).Subject(s): Feminism -- Cross-cultural studies | Feminism -- India | Feminist theory -- Cross-cultural studies | Feminist theory -- India | Women -- Identity -- Cross-cultural studiesDDC classification: 305.420954 GED Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Pt. I. Indian complications. 1. Women and community identities in Indian feminisms. 2. Agency, the self and the collective in Indian feminisms Pt. II. White Western feminisms and identity. 3. Luce/​loose connections: Luce Irigaray, sexual difference, race and nation. 4. Female trouble: Judith Butler and the destabilisation of sex/​gender. 5. 'All that counts is the going': Rosi Braidotti's nomadic subject. 6. Donna Haraway's promising monsters Pt. III. Against purity. 7. Power, identity and impure spaces. 8. Theorising 'women' in a postcolonial mode.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-242) and index.

Pt. I. Indian complications. 1. Women and community identities in Indian feminisms. 2. Agency, the self and the collective in Indian feminisms
Pt. II. White Western feminisms and identity. 3. Luce/​loose connections: Luce Irigaray, sexual difference, race and nation. 4. Female trouble: Judith Butler and the destabilisation of sex/​gender. 5. 'All that counts is the going': Rosi Braidotti's nomadic subject. 6. Donna Haraway's promising monsters
Pt. III. Against purity. 7. Power, identity and impure spaces. 8. Theorising 'women' in a postcolonial mode.

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