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GLOCALCOLLOQUIES - Vol 1, Issue 1, May, 2015

Fashioning Feminisms in India

Author: Singh, Anita

Category: Research

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This paper will see Feminism in India as a set of movements, legal reforms, social and cultural changes that have taken place over a period of time. It will explore the debate saround conceptualizing Indian feminism, the position of women in colonial and postcolonial India, and the challenges posed by globalization and the right wing ideology, the writings of prominent Indian academics and activists as they discuss feminism in the context of Indian culture, society and politics, and explore its theoretical foundations in India.

Keywords: Women question, Patriarchy, Discursive construction, Essentialism, Difference

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