THE INTERSECTION OF CASTE, CLASS AND GENDER – PROMINENT FEMINIST THEORIES: PART II

-by Manisha Arya The following article is part of a two-part series. The previous article can be found here. III. Prominent Feminist Theory and Intersection of Caste, class and Gender in India Caste system as an institution is very peculiar to India. On one hand where the women across world face oppression under patriarchy by virtue of them being women, Dalit women in India due … Continue reading THE INTERSECTION OF CASTE, CLASS AND GENDER – PROMINENT FEMINIST THEORIES: PART II

THE INTERSECTION OF CASTE, CLASS AND GENDER – A FEMINIST ANALYSIS: PART I

– by Manisha Arya I. Positionality of Dalit Women in Caste and Class Hierarchy One of the incidents in Tamil Nadu where a Dalit women leader who demanded higher wages was raped and then killed by upper-caste landlords. By demanding high wages in public space, the Dalit woman leader had violated the limits of her caste status which are defined by passivity and submissiveness and … Continue reading THE INTERSECTION OF CASTE, CLASS AND GENDER – A FEMINIST ANALYSIS: PART I