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Yoga, Sexual Violation and Discourse: Reconfigured Hegemonies and Feminist Voices

Black, Shameem


What can we learn from cultural practices that are simultaneously narrated as the cause and cure for sexual violation? In recent years, yoga has come to exemplify one such practice. The world of yoga has been roiled by accusations of violation, yet yoga has also gained prominence as a therapeutic tool and even as a policy recommendation to reduce assault. I analyse such competing rhetoric from India and the United States to shed light on how patriarchal and capitalist discourses can gain new...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Feminist Studies
DOI: 10.1080/08164649.2020.1775067


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