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The ethics of transnational feminist research and activism: an argument for a more comprehensive view

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Feminist activism undertaken by global Northerners operating in the global South must contend with dilemmas around the ethics of imposing alien values and of ethnocentrically assuming that the cultures of the global North are superior to those of the global South. Such ethnocentric bias has frequently affected transnational feminist activism and commentary, as well as Northern governments’ immigration and international relations policies. To counteract this problem of ethnocentric bias, femin...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1086/693885

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
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Author
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Journal:
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society More from this journal
Volume:
43
Issue:
2
Pages:
269-300
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-09
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EISSN:
1545-6943
ISSN:
0097-9740
Pubs id:
pubs:799703
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uuid:1af494e1-6c12-4824-948e-0482ea87049c
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pubs:799703
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799703
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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