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Dissident FriendshipsFeminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity$
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Elora Halim Chowdhury and Liz Philipose

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780252040412

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.001.0001

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Meditations on Friendship

Meditations on Friendship

Politics of Feminist Solidarity in Ethnography

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(p.43) Chapter 2 Meditations on Friendship
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Dissident Friendships
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Azza Basarudin

Himika Bhattacharya

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0003

This chapter considers the significance of friendship in enacting feminist ethnography as well as the often hidden role friendship plays in academic rituals. Complicated friendships with interlocutors inhere the praxis of feminist knowledge production even if they remain obscured or trivialized in the larger project of rigorous scholarship and “truth making.” Emotional entanglements, love, and affection are often at the heart of ethnographic projects and are intricately involved in the creation of ethical and revolutionary knowledge. Hence the chapter considers the place and role of friendship between people engaged in the research process and within systems of knowledge production that we pledge allegiance to and embrace.

Keywords:   feminist ethnography, friendship, academic rituals, love, affection, research process, ethnography

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