v.1, 2004, Special Issue: Feminists Confront Empire

In this inaugural volume edited by philosopher Mechthild Nagel, several articles explore the theme Feminists Confront Empire. The journal Wagadu invites interdisciplinary work which contributes to the field of postcolonial gender and women’s studies.

Table of Contents

Special Issue

Editorial PDF
Mechthild Nagel
What’s In A Name?: Seeing Feminism, Universalism, and Modernity excerpted (with permission) from Against Empire, Feminisms, Racism and Fictions of “The” West (Zed Press, Summer 2004, forthcoming) ABSTRACT PDF
Zillah Eisenstein
En-gendering critical spatial literacy:Migrant Asante women and the politics of urban space ABSTRACT PDF
Epifania Amoo-Adare
Invited and Invented Spaces of Participation: Neoliberal Citizenship and Feminists’ Expanded Notion of Politics ABSTRACT PDF
Faranak Miraftab
A Requiem for Voicelessness: Pakistanis and Muslims in the US ABSTRACT PDF
Asma Barlas

General Issue

Arms Control PDF
Mary Herbert
Djotaayi Dieguenye: The Gathering of Women in Mariama Ba’s Fictional World ABSTRACT PDF
Siga Fatima Jagne
When male becomes female and female becomes male in Mande ABSTRACT PDF
Kassim Kone

Book Reviews

Lourdes Beneria, Gender, Development, and Globalization: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: Routledge, 2003 PDF
Jennifer Mandel, University of Miami
THE SOCIALIST FEMINIST PROJECT: A Contemporary Reader in Theory and Politics edited by Nancy Holmstrom. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2003. 426 pp. PDF
Kathryn Russell, Department of Philosophy, State University of New York – College at Cortland
Chandra Talpade Mohanty. 2003. Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity. Durham & London: Duke University Press. Vii-viii+300pp.Joane Nagel. 2003. Race, Ethnicity, and Sexuality: Intimate Intersections, Forbidden Frontiers. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. Vii-xii+308pp. PDF
Mechthild Nagel