Queer Activism in India: A Story in the Anthropology of by Naisargi N. Dave

By Naisargi N. Dave

In Queer Activism in India, Naisargi N. Dave examines the formation of lesbian groups in India from the Eighties to the early 2000s. in keeping with ethnographic examine carried out with activist enterprises in Delhi, a physique of letters written by way of lesbian ladies, and examine with lesbian groups and queer activist teams around the nation, Dave experiences the typical practices that represent queer activism in India.

Dave argues that activism is a moral perform comprising critique, invention, and relational perform. She investigates the connection among the ethics of activism and the prevailing social norms and prerequisites from which activism emerges. via her research of alternative networks and associations, Dave records how activism oscillates among the possibility of new social preparations and the questions that come up as soon as the activists' pursuits were completed. Queer Activism in India addresses a suitable and well timed phenomenon and makes a massive contribution to the anthropology of queer groups, social events, have an effect on, and ethics.

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