author={Suki Ali},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={191 - 212}
  • Suki Ali
  • Published 2 February 2007
  • Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract This article charts a partial and situated engagement with some of the debates about the development of feminist and postcolonial theory. It looks at the importance of maintaining an engagement with both these perspectives in contemporary struggles around knowledge/politics in the (British) academy. In addition it discusses the ways in which the conjunction of feminist with postcolonial provides impetus for new methodological agendas in future research and practice. 
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