Introduction

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Takhar, S (2016). Introduction. in: Takhar, S (ed.) Gender and Race Matter: Global Perspectives on Being a Woman Emerald.
AuthorsTakhar, S
EditorsTakhar, S
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Copyright © 2016 by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. This collection contributes to a feminist scholarship that highlights a destabilising of established patterns of behaviour and gender relations. For the contributors, gender serves as an analytical framework and covers the experiences of women in different global settings related to education, political activism, corporeal violence, identity, sexuality, and poverty. The use of poetry and literature provides a powerful voice for women against exclusion and recognises their contribution to society. This collection hopes to be innovative in not only relating experiential evidence but also putting forward how women are able to challenge oppression through circumventing rules, roles, obligations and prejudice through a powerful agency.

KeywordsAnthropology; Other Studies In Human Society; Gender Studies
Year2016
Book titleGender and Race Matter: Global Perspectives on Being a Woman
PublisherEmerald
ISBN978-1-78635-038-1
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Print01 Jan 2016
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Deposited17 Jan 2017
Accepted01 Jan 2016
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1108/S1529-212620160000021022
Journal citation21, pp. xv-xxv
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