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Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Leela Fernandes


The acceleration of economic globalization and the rapid global flows of people, culture, and information have intensified the importance of developing transnational understandings of contemporary issues. Transnational feminist perspectives have provided a unique outlook on women's lives and have deepened our understanding of the gendered nature of global processes. This book examines how transnational perspectives shape the ways in which we create and disseminate knowledge about the world within the United States, and how the paradigm of transnational feminism is affected by national narrativ ... More

Keywords: transnational feminist perspectives, transnational feminism, feminist thought, human rights, economic globalization, transnational understandings, global issues

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780814760963
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leela Fernandes, author