CFP: Decolonizing Feminism: Transnational Feminism & Globalization Edited by Margaret A. McLaren

Oct 27, 2015 Dec 31, 2015

Call for Papers
Decolonizing Feminism: Transnational Feminism & Globalization
Edited by Margaret A. McLaren

This anthology will address pressing questions for transnational feminism in the 21st Century: strategies, methodologies, and controversies. Following Chandra Mohanty’s call for an inclusive feminist politics, this book will focus on current challenges for global/transnational feminism in a globalized world, and how to decolonize feminist theory and feminism.

Authors should submit a proposal for an original essay addressing one of the questions below.

Chandra Mohanty has called for an inclusive feminist politics that would be: decolonizing, anti-capitalist, and allow for solidarity.
--In a time of globalization what would this entail?
--Are the visions of a global feminism and transnational feminism compatible?
--Is the human rights approach the best approach for feminists in the 21st century?
--How do we (feminists) create networks of solidarity transnationally?
--How is decolonization enacted in specific locations and projects?
--Which methodologies promote a decolonized transnational feminism?
--What strategies of resistance work against the force of neo-liberal globalization?
--What are some possible interfaces between the local and the global?
--How does social location/positionality/identities influence proposed strategies for achieving global gender justice?

Interested authors should submit a 750-word summary of their proposed chapter to Margaret McLaren: McLaren by Dec 15, 2015. Include author’s name and institutional affiliation on submission.

If accepted, the final 10,000-12, 000 word version of the chapter will be due by Sept. 1, 2016

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