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By Amanda Lock Swarr,Richa Nagar

Investigates the speculation and perform of transnational feminist ways to scholarship and activism.

Provocative, well timed, and worldwide, this quantity deals a serious and down to earth engagement with transnational feminism throughout the lens of praxis—the juncture of thought and perform. In so doing, it grapples with questions of strength and illustration whereas closing deeply devoted to radical opinions and agendas of transnational and postcolonial feminisms. Long-time activists and famous students converse to quite a lot of matters and practices, together with women’s reviews curricula; NGOs; transnational and LGBTQ experiences; feminist methodologies; and movie. those essays equally conceptualize how you can extra successfully theorize feminist collaborative practices whereas subverting such inflexible, tested dichotomies as theory/practice, academic/activist, individual/collaborative, and the worldwide North/South. a couple of transnational initiatives are highlighted: the Guyanese crimson Thread collective; the Ananya Dance Theater; the Philippine girls heart of British Columbia; the Filipino-Canadian early life Alliance; the VIVA! venture; and the Indian association Sangtin. entire in scope and rigorous in severe scrutiny, those robust essays set the twenty-first-century schedule for political engagement via feminist scholarship.

“The mixture of kinds makes for a full of life learn that's obtainable for its striking candor, its mix of idea with firmly grounded empirical examples, and an unflinching war of words of soreness and clash. It made me take into consideration solely new issues and approximately conventional issues in new methods and to make connections between them.” — Louise Fortmann, college of California Berkeley

Amanda Lock Swarr is Assistant Professor of ladies experiences on the collage of Washington, Seattle. Richa Nagar is Professor of Gender, girls, and Sexuality reports on the collage of Minnesota, dual towns. She is the writer (with Sangtin writers) of fidgeting with hearth: Feminist idea and Activism via Seven Lives in India.

Amanda Lock Swarr is Assistant Professor of girls reports on the college of Washington, Seattle.

Richa Nagar is Professor of Gender, girls, and Sexuality reports on the college of Minnesota, dual towns. She coauthored, with Sangtin Writers, twiddling with fireplace: Feminist idea and Activism via Seven Lives in India.

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