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By Srila Roy

South Asian Feminism is in obstacle. lower than consistent assault from right-wing nationalism and non secular fundamentalism and co-opted by means of 'NGO-ization' and neoliberal kingdom agendas, as soon as self sufficient and radical different types of feminist mobilization were ideologically fragmented and changed. it's time to reconsider the feminist political schedule for the predicaments of the present.

This well timed quantity offers an unique and unheard of exploration of the present kingdom of South Asian feminist politics. it is going to map the hot websites and expressions of feminism within the area this day, addressing matters like incapacity, web applied sciences, queer subjectivities and violence as lifestyle throughout nationwide barriers, together with India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Written through younger students from the area, this booklet addresses the generational divide of feminism within the area, successfully introducing a brand new 'wave' of South Asian feminists that resonates with feminist debates in all places round the globe.

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