A Patchwork Shawl sheds gentle at the lives of a phase of the U.S. immigrant inhabitants that has lengthy been relegated to the margins. It specializes in women's lives that span assorted worlds: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and the usa. This selection of essays by way of and approximately South Asian girls in the United States demanding situations stereotypes through permitting girls to talk of their personal phrases. jointly they supply discerning insights into the reconstruction of immigrant patriarchy in a brand new international, and the improvement of women's resistance to that reconstruction. Shamita Das DasGupta's advent additionally acquaints readers with the mental topography of the South Asian community.
A Patchwork Shawl considers issues from re-negotiation of identification to sexuality, violence to intimacy, occupations to organizing in the group. The essays undergo witness to women's negotiations for self sustaining identities, their declare to their very own our bodies, and the correct to decide on relationships according to their very own histories and truths. They deliver new knowing to the intersection of gender, ethnicity, race, sexuality, and sophistication.
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