Reclaiming Third World Feminism: or Why Transnational Feminism Needs Third World Feminism

  title={Reclaiming Third World Feminism: or Why Transnational Feminism Needs Third World Feminism},
  author={Ranjoo Seodu Herr},
  journal={Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism},
  pages={1 - 30}
  • R. Herr
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Sociology, Political Science, Art
  • Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism
Third World and transnational feminisms have emerged in opposition to white second-wave feminists’ single-pronged analyses of gender oppression that elided Third World women’s multiple and complex oppressions in their various social locations. Consequently, these feminisms share two “Third World feminist” mandates: First, feminist analyses of Third World women’s oppression and resistance should be historically situated; and second, Third World women’s agency and voices should be respected… 

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