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Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism

Richa Nagar


This book uses stories, encounters, and anecdotes as well as methodological reflections, to grapple with the complexity of working through solidarities, responsibility, and ethics while involved in politically engaged scholarship. Experiences that range from the streets of Dar es Salaaam to farms and development offices in North India inform the discussion of the labor and politics of co-authorship, translation, and genre blending in research and writing that cross multiple—and often difficult—borders. The book links the implicit assumptions, issues, and questions involved with scholarship and ... More

Keywords: Dar es Salaaam, North India, scholarship, political action, radical vulnerability, solidarity, responsibility, ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780252038792
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038792.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richa Nagar, author
University of Minnesota