Subversive Women

Subversive Women

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Extrait de la couverture : qThis important anthology of feminist writing from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean brilliantly demonstrates the complexity and diversity of women's movements and organisations in the South. The book opens with an analysis of women's history as subversion and the methodological aspects of feminist research projects. Individual contributors look at their own countries and the forms of resistance - rebellion, unions, popular theatre and the use of poetry - that arise whilst looking also at issues of resistance to colonial policy and patriarchy. An exploration of qfeminismq as it is defined in the North and the South and qwomanq from a female-centred and post-structuralist position add new perspectives to ongoing debates. Throughtout, the book gives a distinct historical perspective on women's organising. It shows how women have always subverted the codes determining the spaces in which they move, extending the boundaries of their social space, empowering themselves as well as activity resisting prevailing power relations. This is a much needed volume for women's studies academics, students and activists.qIn Nipani too they do not get proper wages and have to supplement their income by other means. Nipani being a trading centre, there are many regular visitors who like to have a second home at this place. There are also some small traders anbsp;...

Title:Subversive Women
Author: Saskia Wieringa
Publisher:Zed Books - 1995

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