• Title: South Asian Women in the Diaspora
  • Author: Nirmal Puwar
  • ISBN: 9781859736029
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
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    South Asian Women in the Diaspora South Asian women have frequently been conceptualized in colonial academic and postcolonial studies but their very categorization is deeply problematic This book informed by theory and enriched by
    South Asian women have frequently been conceptualized in colonial, academic and postcolonial studies, but their very categorization is deeply problematic This book, informed by theory and enriched by in depth fieldwork, overturns these unhelpful categorizations and alongside broader issues of self and nation assesses how South Asian identities are performed What are thSouth Asian women have frequently been conceptualized in colonial, academic and postcolonial studies, but their very categorization is deeply problematic This book, informed by theory and enriched by in depth fieldwork, overturns these unhelpful categorizations and alongside broader issues of self and nation assesses how South Asian identities are performed What are the blind spots and erasures in existing studies of both race and gender In what ways do South Asian women struggle with Orientalist constructions How do South Asian women engage with indo chic What dilemmas face the South Asian female scholar With a combination of the most recent feminist perspectives on gender and the South Asian diaspora, questions of knowledge, power, space, body, aesthetics and politics are made central to this book Building upon a range of experiences and reflecting on the actual conditions of the production of knowledge, South Asian Women in the Disapora represents a challenging contribution to any consideration of gender, race, culture and power.

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    1. "Caught between worlds that collide as often as they collude, are we representative of anything but ourselves?"

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