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TitleSouth Asian women in the diaspora [electronic resource] / edited by Nirmal Puwar and Parvati Raghuram
Imprint Oxford : Berg, 2003
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Descript xi, 252 p. ; 23 cm


(Dis)locating South Asian women in the academy / Nirmal Puwar and Parvati Raghuram -- PART I. SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN AND PARADIGMATIC (IM)POSSIBILITIES -- Melodramatic postures and constructions / Nirmal Puwar -- Still "In Progress?'-Methodological dilemmas, tensions and contradictions in theorizing South Asian Muslim women / Fauzia Ahmad -- Fashioning the South Asian Diaspora: production and consumption tales / Parvati Raghuram -- Conceptualizing Emigrant Indian female subjectivity: possible entry points / Mala Pandurang -- PART II. EMBODYING SOUTH ASIAN FEMININITIES -- Romantic transgressions in the colonial zone: reading Mircea Eliade's Bengal Nights and Maitreyi Devi's It Does Not Die / Nandi Bhatia -- Undressing the Diaspora / Bakirathi Mani -- Re-producing South Asian Wom(b)en: female feticide and the spectacle of culture / Tej Purewal -- Gendered Embodiments: mapping the body-politic of the raped woman and the nation in Bangladesh / Nayanika Mookherjee -- PART III. ENGAGEMENTS -- Kiss is just a kiss ... Or is it? South Asian lesbian and bisexual women and the construction of space / Rani Kawale -- 'Changing views': theory and practice in a participatory community arts project / Samina Zahir -- South Asian women and the question of political organization / Shaminder Takhar -- Engendering diasporic identities / Hasmita Ramji

Women -- South Asia -- Congresses South Asians -- Foreign countries -- Congresses Electronic books.


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