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Religion, rights, and the politics of transnational feminism in Bangladesh

Dina M. Siddiqi

Religion, rights, and the politics of transnational feminism in Bangladesh

by Dina M. Siddiqi

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Published by Centre for Northeast India, South and Southeast Asia Studies, Omeo Kumar Das Institute for Social Change and Development in Guwahati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- Bangladesh.,
    • Transnationalism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-32).

      StatementDina M. Siddiqi.
      SeriesCENISEAS papers ;, no. 2
      ContributionsCentre for Northeast India, South and Southeast Asia Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1745.6.A62-.Z7 (H9)+
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3338140M
      LC Control Number2004329011

        Islamophobia in Transnational Feminist Discourses Ap sharrae Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice is an edited collection that brings together analyses of human rights work from multiple disciplines. Within the academic sphere, this book will garner interest from scholars who are invested in human rights as a field of study, as well as those who research, and are engaged in, the praxis of human rights.

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      politics in the sub-continent (Bangladesh, India and Pakistan) presented Nasrin to the West as an ardent advocate of women's rights, a lone fighter against religious fundamentalism - particularly Islamic fundamentalism. First, I explore post-colonial, transnational, feminist discourses in the context of religious fundamentalism, communalism,5 and. This paper situates women's activism in Bangladesh within the intersecting forces of rising religious extremism, transnational feminism, and global capitalist development. My work here seeks to illuminate intra-movement tensions in the context of women's organizing in Bangladesh to theorize and imagine feminist alliances that are more equitable Cited by: 7.


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It addresses the gap in contemporary theoretical discourse amongst educators teaching literary and cultural texts by and about Muslim Women, and brings scholars from the fields of education, literary and cultural studies, and Muslim women’s studies to examine the politics and ethics of transnational anti-colonial reading practices and pedagogy.

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Q: Feminism and religion are a dan-gerous mix. The task of feminists is to ensure that religion does not constrain wom-en’s legal rights. Since most societ-ies, whether in the United States or Bangladesh, are informed by their religious beliefs, feminists face a formidable challenge.

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