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The Ethnic Transference of Feminist Thought Involving Colonialism: A Metacognitive Examination of Multi-Cultural Learning

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Shu-Chen Tsai*

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University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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An Asian female immigrant to Canada contemplates how Black African feminist concepts are useful in understanding her own feminist history in another racial setting in a different part of the world. Her multi-cultural learning experience yields parallels between Black African feminist thought and her own ethnic cultural experience, prompts ideas about how feminists of all “shades” may achieve greater strength through recognition of commonalities, and creates questions for future research areas of her Asian cultural experience which may be informed and better understood through the insights of Black African feminist thought.

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Black Feminist Thought, Colonialism, Multi-Cultural Learning, East Asian Feminism, Black Canadian Feminism, Black African Feminism, Black Women

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Tsai, S. (2015) The Ethnic Transference of Feminist Thought Involving Colonialism: A Metacognitive Examination of Multi-Cultural Learning. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 94-103. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.31011.

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