A Decolonial Feminism

A Decolonial Feminism

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Author/Contributor(s): Verges, Francoise ; Bohrer, Ashley J
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
Date: 04/20/2021
Binding: Paperback. 128p.
0.4(h) x 5.3"(w) x 8.4"(d)
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For too long feminism has been co-opted by the forces they seek to dismantle. In this powerful manifesto, Francoise Verges argues that feminists should no longer be accomplices of capitalism, racism, colonialism and imperialism: it is time to fight the system that created the boss, built the prisons and polices women's bodies. A Decolonial Feminism grapples with the central issues in feminist debates today: from Eurocentrism and whiteness, to power, inclusion and exclusion. Delving into feminist and anti-racist histories, Verges also assesses contemporary activism, movements and struggles, including #MeToo and the Women's Strike. Centring anticolonialism and anti-racism within an intersectional Marxist feminism, the book puts forward an urgent demand to free ourselves from the capitalist, imperialist forces that oppress us.