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Feminist Freedom Warriors

Genealogies, Justice, Politics, and Hope

Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Editor), Linda E. Carty (Editor)


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Feminist Freedom Warriors tells the stories of women of color from the Global South, weaving together cross-generational histories of feminist activism across national borders. These engaging interviews with sister comrades will inform, inspire, and activate the imagination to explore what a just world might look like. Each woman's story illustrates their lifelong commitment to challenging oppressive practices and forming solidarities across borders to transform unjust structures around the globe. The book features interviews with activists from movements spanning the last seven decades in the United States, India, Mexico, Palestine, Nigeria, South Africa, and beyond.

Haymarket Books, 9781608468973, 200pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2018

About the Author

Chandra Talpade Mohanty is a postcolonial and transnational feminist theorist. As of 2013, she has served as the women's studies department chair and professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Sociology, and the Cultural Foundations of Education and Dean's Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Her work became internationally known after the publication of her influential essay, "Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses" in 1986. Her recent book, Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practising Solidarity extends the argument of this essay and sets out an approach to transnational feminist collaboration. Dr. Linda Carty is a sociologist, activist, feminist and educator from Canada .She is also an author and essayist and is also a professor of Sociology at Syracuse.