South Asian Women in the Diaspora

South Asian Women in the Diaspora

eBook - 2003
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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 cat egorizations 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 Orien talist constructions? How do South Asian women engage with 'indo-chic?' What dilemmas face the Sou
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2003
ISBN: 9781280339202
1280339209
9781845205713
1845205715
9780585484433
0585484430
9781859736029
9781859736968
1859736025
1859736963
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 252 p.)
Additional Contributors: Raghuram, Parvati
Puwar, Nirmal

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