Fictions of Feminist Ethnography

Fictions of Feminist Ethnography Although feminist ethnography is an emerging genre the question of what the term means remains open Recent texts which fall under this rubric rely on unexamined notions of sisterhood and the recovery

  • Title: Fictions of Feminist Ethnography
  • Author: Kamala Visweswaran
  • ISBN: 9780816623372
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • Although feminist ethnography is an emerging genre, the question of what the term means remains open Recent texts which fall under this rubric rely on unexamined notions of sisterhood and the recovery of lost voices In these essays about her work with women in Southern India, Kamala Visweswaran addresses such troubled issues Blurring distinctions between ethnographiAlthough feminist ethnography is an emerging genre, the question of what the term means remains open Recent texts which fall under this rubric rely on unexamined notions of sisterhood and the recovery of lost voices In these essays about her work with women in Southern India, Kamala Visweswaran addresses such troubled issues Blurring distinctions between ethnographic and literary genres, these essays employ the narrative strategies of history, fiction, autobiography and biography, deconstruction, and post colonial discourse to reveal the fictions of ethnography and the ethnography in fiction.

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    • i may be wrong but my impressions here are of how provocative the notion of a purely existential and contingent a politic can be. how essential and uavoidable it is. perhaps the conversation died in the '90s. i think of how the subjective account loses its subjectivity in the 'speak out' portion of a direct action where a kind of authenticity is ascribed, how legitimacy is bestowed following that the speaker stays within expected conventions; facticity, universality. i can find myself in a wholl [...]


    • An excellent book that does a great job dismantling the obsession with the "objective" in academic research and foregrounds a feminist (women of color) methodology towards research. Visweswaran makes a strong argument for narratives as a form of ethnography that situate the researcher within the work/research. I enjoyed her focus on discussing the politics of representation. The chapter entitled "Betrayal" is a must-read. Definitely should be read by anyone who wants to do any type of ethnograph [...]



    • Engaging, sensitive portrayal of feminist issues in ethnography (representation, Othering, being a participant "observer," intersectionality of race, gender, ethnicity, etc).



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