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Title Decentering the center : philosophy for a multicultural, postcolonial, and feminist world / edited by Uma Narayan and Sandra Harding
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2000


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Description xvi, 330 pages ; 22 cm
Series A hypatia book
Hypatia book.
Contents Introduction / Uma Narayan and Sandra Harding -- 1. Globalizing Feminist Ethics / Alison M. Jaggar -- 2. Feminism, Women's Human Rights, and Cultural Differences / Susan Moller Okin -- 3. Cultural Alterity: Cross-Cultural Communication and Feminist Theory in North-South Contexts / Ofelia Schutte -- 4. How to Think Globally: Stretching the Limits of Imagination / Lorraine Code -- 5. Essence of Culture and a Sense of History: A Feminist Critique of Cultural Essentialism / Uma Narayan -- 6. "It's Not Philosophy" / Andrea Nye -- 7. Chandra Mohanty and the Revaluing of "Experience" / Shari Stone-Mediatore -- 8. Sitios y Lenguas: Chicanas Theorize Feminisms / Aida Hurtado -- 9. It's All in the Family: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Nation / Patricia Hill Collins -- 10. Dualisms, Discourse, and Development / Drucilla K. Barker -- 11. Resisting the Veil of Privilege: Building Bridge Identities as an Ethico-Politics of Global Feminisms / Ann Ferguson
12. Maquiladora Mestizas and a Feminist Border Politics: Revisiting Anzaldua / Melissa Wright -- 13. Burnt Offerings to Rationality: A Feminist Reading of the Construction of Indigenous Peoples in Enrique Dussel's Theory of Modernity / Lynda Lange -- 14. Gender, Development, and Post-Enlightenment Philosophies of Science / Sandra Harding -- 15. What Should White People Do? / Linda Martin Alcoff -- 16. Locating Traitorous Identities: Toward a View of Privilege-Cognizant White Character / Alison Bailey -- 17. Multiculturalism as a Cognitive Virtue of Scientific Practice / Ann E. Cudd
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cultural pluralism.
Feminist theory.
Women -- Developing countries.
Author Harding, Sandra G.
Narayan, Uma.
LC no. 99053662
ISBN 0253213843 (paperback: alk. paper)
0253337372 (cloth : alk. paper)