Series Editor: Chandra Talpade Mohanty
COMPARATIVE FEMINIST STUDIES foregrounds writing, organizing, and reflection on feminist trajectories across the historical and cultural borders of nation-states. It takes up fundamental analytic and political issues involved in the cross-cultural production of knowledge about women and feminism, examining in depth the politics of scholarship and knowledge in relation to feminist organizing and social movements. This series draws on feminist thinking in a number of fields, targeting innovative, comparative feminist scholarship; pedagogical and curricular strategies; community organizing, and political education. Volumes in this series will provide systematic and challenging interventions into the (still) largely Euro-Western feminist studies knowledge base, while simultaneously highlighting the work that can and needs to be done to envision and enact cross-cultural, multiracial feminist solidarity.
CHANDRA TALPADE MOHANTY is Professor of Women’s Studies and Dean’s Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Her work focuses on transnational feminist theory, cultural studies, and anti-racist education. She is the author of Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity and co-editor of Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism, and Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. Mohanty has worked with three grassroots community organizations, Grassroots Leadership of North Carolina, Center for Immigrant Families in New York City, and Awareness, Orissa, India, and has been a consultant/ evaluator for AAC & U and the Ford Foundation.
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