Gandhi : "feminist-as-imperialist"
after reading the article, i can see that what gandhi is trying to say is that western feminist women do not see what they are doing to the "third world women". gandhi states that the three areas of controversy are: the third world women, the history of the "feminist-as-imperialist", and lastly the "feminist criteria" (Gandhi, 471). western feminist ideas are being forced upon the third world women without understanding their history or culture. and because western feminist cannot understand that, they will only see third world women as victims of their own demise. gandhi talks a lot about the native women and supports a lot of her arguments with quotes from other critics, and thus it was quite hard for me to understand thoroughly what she was trying to say.