ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Theory and Practice of Women s Movement in India-A Discourse Analysis

Movement in India A Discourse Analysis Supriya Akerkar Recent post-modernist trends in feminist theorising and organising have opened up important debates on organising politics around difference. The paper seeks to enter these debates by contextualising its analysis in the Indian reality. A major concern here is the sectarian and divisive tendencies within the women's movement in India. The article seeks to explore ways to counter such tendencies within movement politics by asserting that the question of difference between women need not become a point of immobility, but a focus of solidarity.

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