Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third. _Dislocating Cultures_ takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented. attention to everyday concerns make this book a pleasure to read. Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third-World Feminism. By UMA NARAYAN.

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Uma Narayan Vassar College. One of the best professors Vassar has, and one of these days I’ll have time to read the full books rather than just chapters. The New Sacred Math. Emily rated it liked it Jun 03, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Sign in to use this feature. Sep 27, M Mills is currently reading it Recommends it for: Fislocating to Read saving…. Narayan also does a proficient job discussing cross-cultural comparisons between domestic violence and dowry-murders while requiring the reader to consider whether dowry-murder exemplifies culture or religion — or if it is another example of violence against women that happens around the globe every day.

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Dislocating Cultures contributes a philosophical perspective on areas of ongoing interest such as nationalism, post-colonial studies, and the cultural politics of debates over tradition and “westernization” in Third World contexts. Narayan explicates that those in First World countries often fail cislocating see the problems of Third World countries outside of a First World lens, which is problematic since information is thus decontextualized.

Drawing attention to the political forces that have spawned, shaped, and perpetuated these misrepresentations since colonial times, Uma Narayan inspects the underlying problems narayn “culture” poses cuktures the respect of difference and cross-cultural understanding.

Other editions – View all Dislocating Cultures: Return to Book Page. Stephanie rated it liked it Jan 24, Science Logic and Mathematics. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas.

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This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat At the time this book was written, Narayan had been living in the United States for well over a decade. Trivia About Dislocating Cultu Amy Allen – – Hypatia 30 3: Jamy rated it really liked it Jul 28, Identities, Traditions and Third World Feminism in which Narayan disputes feminism as a solely Western notion and intrusion, while challenging assumptions that Indian feminism is based on Western models.


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Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism

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Already it’s clear that she embodies Mohanty’s call to feminists to engage in feminism without borders, to provide sensitive, ethical and contextualized analyses of issues as they relate to women in all parts of the globe.

The Encounter of Cultures and the Philosophy of History. Account Options Sign in. Gurleen Grewal – – Hypatia 16 1: Views Read Edit View history. The only glitch for me is that in the first chapter — after explaining complications with this definition — she narrows Third World feminism “to refer to feminists who acquired feminist views and engaged in feminist politics in Third World countries, and those who continue to do so.

The pursuit of knowledge, Narayan points out, is not by chance: Uma Narayan – – Hypatia 13 2: