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A Decolonial Feminism
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A Decolonial Feminism (Paperback)

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For too long feminism and multiculturalism have been co-opted by the forces they seek to dismantle. However, in this manifesto, Francoise Verges argues that feminists should no longer be handmaidens of capitalism, colonialism and imperialism and fight the system that created the boss, built the prisons and polices women's bodies.



Attuned to the temporalities of contemporary struggles, the book incorporates issues such as Eurocentrism, whiteness, power, inclusion and exclusion, within feminist discourse. Throughout we touch upon feminist and anti-racist histories, as well as assessing contemporary activism, including #MeToo and the Women's Strike.



Centring colonialism and imperialism within intersectional Marxism, this is an urgent demand to free ourselves from the capitalist, imperialist forces that oppress us.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical activismLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theory Publisher: Pluto Press Publication Date: 20/01/2021 ISBN-13: 9780745341125  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Francoise Verges is a French academic and activist. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and has held academic appointments at Goldsmiths and the University of Sussex. She is the author of twelve books, including Monsters and Revolutionaries (Duke UP 1999), Abolir l'esclavage (2001), and L'homme predateur (2011). She has served as Chairperson of the National Committee for the Memory and History of Slavery.

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