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    Images of otherness: postcolonial Feminism in subaltern silence

    Iwowo, Vanessa and Contu, A. (2019) Images of otherness: postcolonial Feminism in subaltern silence. Academy of Management Proceedings 2019 (1), ISSN 0065-0668.

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    This paper presents a critical analysis of institutionalized feminist activism through a postcolonial reading. It investigates leadership development engagement within an international feminist non-profit organisation, with an espoused mission of global advocacy and contributes to the postcolonial feminist debate through empirical investigation into the lived experienced forms of ‘otherness’. It argues that Women of colour have not been full participants in White feminist organisations, despite these organisations’ claims that their concerns are universal to all women’. Specifically, the paper contends that it is possible for feminist organisations, which exist as platforms for resistance and promote ‘voice’, to themselves become perpetuators of the global inequalities they seek to resist.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Vanessa Iwowo
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2021 11:31
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:07


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