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1 Kum-Kum Bhavani, John Foran and Priya Kurian (eds)
Feminist Futures: Re-imagining Women, Culture and Development
Zubaan; New Delhi, India; 8189013610 / 9788189013615; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
"Globalization and the failure of development have led to the feminization of poverty, environmental degradation and an uncertain future for global peace and security. Development studies has reached an impasse, both in its theoretical paradigms and its practical prescriptions. Too economistics, too little focused on the daily lives of women, and devoid of vision, the field needs a radical imaginative overhaul. The contributors to this book who work at the intersection of cultural studies, feminist studies and critical development studies, articultae a new theoretical framework that they call Women, Culture and Development. They apply it to a range of issues and through a series of shorter think pieces, present their ideas to the future." Contents "Acknowledgemets Notes on Contributors Abbreviations 1. An Introduction to Women, Culture and Development Part One Sexulaity and the Gendered Body 2. ""Tragedies"" in Out-of-the-Way Places: Oceanic Interpretations of Another Scale 3. Queering Development: Institutionalised Heterosexuality in Developemnt Theory, Practice and Politics in Latin America 4. Claiming the State: Women's Reproductive Identity and Indian Development 5. Bodies and Choices: African Matriarchs and Mammy Water Part Two Environment, Technology, Science 6. Managing Future(s): Culture, Development, Gender and the Dystopic Continuum 7. Negotiating Human-Nature Boundaries: Cultural Hierarchies and Masculinist Paradigms of Development Studies 8. Imagining India: Religious Nationalism in the Age of Science and Development Part Three The Cultural Politics of Representation 9. Of Rural Mothers, Urban Whores and Working Daughters: Women and the Critique of Neocolonial Development in Taiwan's Nativist Literature 10. The Representation of the Mostaz'as I ""the Disempowered"" in Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary Iran 11. Mariamma Ba's So Long A Letter: Women, Culture and Development from a Francophone/ Post-colonial Perspective Bibliography Index" . Printed Pages: 326. 027144

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