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Published: 29 October 2015

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199452941

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Feminisms of Discontent

Global Contestations

Edited by Ashleigh Barnes

  • This edited volume focuses on a central plank of feminist politics, i.e. the struggle for equality.
  • It contains important debates and raises questions that are critical to feminist struggles across the world.
  • The volume covers a wide range of issues from around the world: feminist engagement with law; feminism's engagement with sexuality and queer politics; the idea of freedom and equality in the neoliberal frame; postcolonial feminism, etc.
  • Well-known feminist scholars such as Brenda Cossman, Ratna Kapur, Aziza Ahmed, Margaret Thornton, etc. come together as contributors to this edited volume.
  • A notable feature of the book is the range of essays—ranging from critical theory to human rights, to applying a queer lens to torture.
  • This volume will be a useful contribution to feminism in India as well as globally.

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