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Diasporic narratives of sexuality : identity formation among Itanian-Swedish women

Fataneh Farahani

Diasporic narratives of sexuality : identity formation among Itanian-Swedish women

by Fataneh Farahani

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Published by Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis in Stockholm .
Written in English


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SeriesStockholm studies in ethnology ; 2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21359488M
ISBN 109789185445622

Download Transnational Narratives From The Caribbean Diasporic Literature And The Human Experience Routledge This book offers a timely intervention in current debates on diaspora and diasporic identity by affirming the importance of narrative as a discursive mode to understand the human face of contemporary migrations and dislocations.   The third section focuses on women s activism, suggesting opportunities for collaboration among and between diverse diasporic communities." Disparate Diasporas: identity and politics in an African Nicaraguan community by Edmund T. Gordon.

Sandra Pouchet Paquet, however, frames this problematic deed in neutral terms in her analysis of the text, which focuses on its ambivalence toward the role of ancestral knowledge in identity formation. Paquet () asserts that Janie "repudiates the values of her surrogate parents in her conscious quest for selfhood" (p). Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women Embodying Culture: Perspectives on the Transformations of Gender, Health and Sexuality in the Complex Society Fatherhood Politics in the United States: Masculinity, Sexuality, Race and Marriage.

This collection brings together international experts on the cinema of migration and diaspora in postcolonial and postnational Europe. It offers a comprehensive theoretical and analytical discussion of a highly productive creative sector and documents the spectrum of this area of exploration in European, transnational and World Cinema studies. Education has long been a cornerstone of Chinese culture. Traditional Chinese norms have also held that the less education and exposure to influence from outside the home a girl had, the more likely she would be to remain true to conventional domestic values and to remain morally upright. In the mid-nineteenth century, overseas Chinese communities encountered a new perspective via Western.


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Diasporic narratives of sexuality : identity formation among Itanian-Swedish women by Fataneh Farahani Download PDF EPUB FB2

This thesis is a timely contribution to ethnological analysis of sexuality among Iranian women. Considering sexuality as gendered and socio-culturally constructed, Fataneh Farahani examines the impact of Iranian Islamic discourses and contemporary socialization, as well as diasporic experiences, on women's narrations of by: Diasporic narratives of sexuality: identity formation among Iranian-Swedish women.

[Fataneh Farahani] -- With a summary in English and Persian. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fataneh Farahani. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women The empirical basis of the thesis consists of ten in-depth interviews with first generation Iranian immigrant women in Sweden.

The narratives are the textual field for exploring the divergent and contingent intersections of discourses that constitute the. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women Farahani, Fataneh, (author) Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusstudier Stockholms universitet Humanistiska fakulteten.

Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusstudier. (creator_code:org_t)Cited by: Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian-Swedish Women (Doctoral Thesis in Ethnology Farahani Sexuality and sexual politics: Conflict and contradictions for contemporary Author: David Ghanim.

Trained in Ethnology at Stockholm University and gender studies (at Department of Women Studies at York University, Toronto), my doctoral thesis - Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian-Swedish woman () - is an ethnographical account of sexuality among Iranian women living in Sweden.

Farahani, FDiasporic narratives of sexuality: identity formation among Iranian-Swedish women, Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis, Stockholm. Farahani, F a, ‘On being an insider and/or an outsider: a diasporic researcher's catch’, in Education without borders: diversity in a cosmopolitan society, ed.

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Building upon my doctoral thesis, Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian-Swedish Women", the research proposed here seeks to examine the under-researched area of masculinity and sexuality of Iranian men living in different diasporic spaces.

For the purposes of this research I seek to investigate (a) the effect of. Diasporic narratives of sexuality: Identity formation among Iranian-Swedish women. Stockholm: Stockholm University.

Stockholm: Stockholm University. Google Scholar. Abstract. Sharifi collects the s and s narratives of marriage, wedding ceremonies, and relationships with their husbands. Sharifi describes the negative effects of the de-sexualised and gender-neutral discourses of the opposition movements on s interviewees’ perception of marriage and sexual relation.

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Diasporic Narratives Of Sexuality: Identity Formation Among Iranian Swedish Women (Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis; Stockholm Studies In Ethnology) avg rating — /5(3). A common strategy among diasporists is to classify diasporic social formations by (1) identifying new structures of being (identity) of an uprooted ethnic collectivity as it oscillates between homeland (the absent topos) and hostland (the present topos), (2) by tabulating a set of defining characteristics of this collectivity and (3) by alluding to some kind of departure manifested on the.

The construction of an ‘other’ and the confrontation with this intimate enemy lies at the heart of identity politics. In diasporic environments, these constructions of the ‘other’ have two major attributes: their multiplicity and their volatility.

Ethnic entrepreneurs have a wide range of options to propose an ‘enemy’ to their audience, hence their multiplicity. and sexuality in Islamic societies, and presents a richer account of the complex processes of identity formation in the Muslim world.

Nehaal Bajwa is studying for an MSc in the Political Economy of Development at SOAS. She is interested in gender and sexuality issues in development. These narratives are the main data of the present analysis, which aims at: (a) discussing how the relation between place and identity is thematized and made meaningful in local and diasporic narrative practices, (b) how these meanings are contested and negotiated, and, finally, (c) how the narratives are related to various characteristics of.

Farhang Rouhani examines the memoirs of diasporic Iranian women and their receptions among Western audiences. In line with many of the book’s other contributors, Rouhani starts from a position of questioning ‘conventionally held understandings of gender, nation, narration and home’ to demonstrate how these can warp our understandings of.

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Social by and C Conflicts Movements, Change Change C Movements, Conflicts of Social by G. in and Narratives Identity Patrick. Jigna Desai’s book provides a prismatic look at the Bollywood film representing the popular culture of South Asia that played an important role in the identity formation.

“ culture is the contemporary repository of memory, of history, it is through culture, rather than government, that alternative forms of subjectivity, collectivity, and. Sexual Politics in Modern Iran is an invaluable landmark, a signpost on the road to an end of gender discrimination and sexual liberation for all.' Source: In These Times 'The East-West battle over gender is brilliantly described by Janet Afary in her groundbreaking survey Sexual Politics in Modern Iran.' Source: New York Review of Books.The essays included in the volume discuss women in the Indian diaspora from multidisciplinary perspectives involving social, economic, cultural, and political aspects.

Such an effort privileges diasporic women’s experiences and perspectives in the academia and among policy makers.Praise “Slaves to Fashion enriches current scholarship by undertaking a large-scale survey of how members of the black diaspora have used fashion to negotiate identitySlaves to Fashion is accompanied by well chosen and well-rendered illustrations and photographs that communicate the book’s argument eloquently [S]cholars interested in the performance of identity.