By M. Tlostanova
In an immense contribution to postcolonial, gender, and Eurasian ethnic reviews, Madina Tlostanova examines important Asia and the Caucasus to track the family tree of feminism in these areas following the dissolution of the USSR. The types it takes, she reveals, face up to interpretation during the lenses of either Western feminist thought and lady of colour feminism. Tlostanova argues that Eurasian borderland feminism needs to chart a 3rd direction delicate to the region's personal unique past.
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First of all, it is a fundamental rethinking of modernity from its underside (Dussel 1996). According to Enrique Dussel, modernity as a European phenomenon is “constituted in a dialectical relation with a non-European alterity that is its ultimate content. Modernity appears when Europe affirms itself as the ‘center’ of a World History that it inaugurates: the ‘periphery’ that surrounds this center is consequently part of its self-definition . . (Dussel 1995, 65) Modernity includes a rational ‘concept’ of emancipation that we affirm and subsume.
In Sandoval’s opinion, women of color feminism is able to save from academic apartheid of narrow specializing because it has a tendency to build political and intellectual coalitions. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-05 14 15 economic power relations (Sandoval 2000, 71). Women of color feminism destabilizes the binarity of scholarly terms and oppositions and offers a third term as a basis for conceptualizing—neither a man, nor a woman but an other gender.
Com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-05 Third World and Decolonial Feminism Toward Decolonial Feminism oppressed. Yet the structure and the goals of her book are not so simple: presenting third world and women of color feminism of the 1970s as a paradigmatic example of the methodology of the oppressed, Sandoval is also aware of its faults. And while continuing this tradition she also attempts to take it beyond women of color feminism onto a global decolonial level.