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Towards Transnational Feminisms

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Gupta, Jyotsna Agnihotri

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Abstract This article discusses the emergence of the concept of ‘transnational feminisms’ as a differentiated notion from ‘global sisterhood’ within feminist postcolonial criticism. This is done in order to examine its usefulness for interrogating the globalization of reproductive technologies and women’s right to selfdetermination over their own bodies by using these technologies. In particular, women’s use of technologies for assisted conception, and the local and global transactions in reproductive body parts form a testing ground for transnational feminisms. Does the construction of individual reproductive rights still leave some ground for women’s collective struggles? It is proposed that, if at all, transnational solidarity on this issue is possible, it will have to be built on the concept of universal ethical norms regarding human dignity.
Thesaurusschlagwörter gender
Freie Schlagwörter bio-ethics; globalization; global capitalism; global sisterhood; new reproductive technologies; self-determination; transnational feminisms;
Sprache Dokument Englisch
Publikationsjahr 2006
Seitenangabe S. 23-38
Zeitschriftentitel European Journal of Women's Studies, 13 (2006) 1
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350506806060004
Status Postprint; begutachtet (peer reviewed)
Lizenz PEER Licence Agreement (applicable only to documents from PEER project)
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