By Naisargi N. Dave
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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