The Ethnic Transference of Feminist Thought Involving Colonialism: A Metacognitive Examination of Multi-Cultural Learning
Shu-Chen Tsai*
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
DOI: 10.4236/jss.2015.31011   PDF   HTML   XML   2,869 Downloads   3,622 Views   Citations


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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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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