Networking across borders : the South Asian Research Network on gender, law and governance
Rai, Shirin. (2003) Networking across borders : the South Asian Research Network on gender, law and governance. Global Networks (Oxford): a journal of transnational affairs, Vol.3 (No.1). pp. 59-74. ISSN 1470-2266Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0374.00050
In this article I focus on a subaltern approach to knowledge networks by examining the process of setting up such a network, the South Asia Research Network (SARN) on Gender, Law and Governance. I reflect on the construction of discourses about 'knowledge' and 'knowledge-makers' and the issues of access that emerge as a result of these discourses and practices. I outline three aspects of a 'politics of network(s)-ing': the politics of process; the politics of outcome; and the politics of framing. I conclude that the borders of which we need to be aware are not just national borders but also borders of power. Knowledge networks are politically heterogeneous and for subaltern networks to have sustainable organizations as well as critical politics they need to be self-reflective and deliberative.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Global Networks (Oxford): a journal of transnational affairs|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 59-74|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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