Mohanty: Feminism Without Borders
Emancipatory Knowledge: "Ideas are always communally wrought, not privately owned" (1).
Why the title (Feminism Without Borders)? "Our most expansive and inclusive visions of feminism need to be attentive to borders while learning to transcend them" (2).
What would and economically and socially just feminsit politics look like? (3)
What is Mohanty's femenist visison? (See last paragrpah of p. 3)
Politics of Solidarity. (4)
Problematic ideologies and practices of Western femenism:
- Careerist Academic Feminism (6)
- Neoliberal, consumerist (protocapitalist) feminism. (6)
- Narrowing of Feminist politics and theory (6)
Politics of solidarity, Decolonization, and Anticapitalist critique: Central themes of the book. (7)
Discussion of Fanon and its importance for Mohanty's project. (7-8)
Anticapitalist Critique (8-9)
The Road Map
Two interlocking themes: Decolonizing Feminism and Demystifying capitalism (9-10)-- First two parts of the book.
Part 3 of the book: Reorienting Feminism (10)
PART ONE (Two themes above)
1. Under Western Eyes: Western Feminist discourse on Third World Women.
2. Cartopgraphies of Struggle: An account of Third World women's feminist politics.
3. What's home Got to do with it?A Close reading of Minni Bruce Pratt.
4. Sisterhood, Coalition and the Politics of Location: Discussions of experience, identity, and difference.
5. Genealogies of Community, Home, and Nation: Personal genealogy through feminism.
PART TWO (Reorienting Feminism)
6. Women Workers and the Politics of Solidarity
7. Privatized Citizenship, Corporate Academies and Feminist Projects.
8. Race, Multiculturalism and Pedagogies of Dissent.