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Newly Published—Will The Real Pakistani Woman Please Stand Up?

New on our bookshelf today:

Will the Real Pakistani Woman Please Stand Up? 
Empire, Visual Culture and the Brown Female Body
by Moon Charania

This series of absorbing case studies focuses on the portrayal of Pakistani women in the global media. Analyzing Hollywood films, British documentaries, newspapers and mainstream U.S. magazines, the book traces sensational female figures of Pakistan—all of whom have been subject to patriarchal violence—highlighting the imagery of exploitation and eroticism. The authors addresses questions of spectatorship and fetishism in the age of globalization and the racial and imperial politics of liberal feminism.