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Title Violence and the body : race, gender, and the state / edited by Arturo J. Aldama ; foreword by Alfred Arteaga
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (viii, 452 pages) : illustrations
Contents Violence, bodies, and the color of fear: an introduction / Arturo J. Aldama -- Borders, violence, and the struggle for Chicana and Chicano subjectivity / Arturo J. Aldama -- Hungarian poetic nationalism or national pornography?: Eastern Europe and feminism-with a difference / Anikó Imre -- Militarizing the feminine body: women's participation in the Tamil nationalist struggle / Yamuna Sangarasivam -- Blood and dirt: politics of women's protest in Armagh prison, Northern Ireland / Leila Neti -- Bodily metaphors, material exclusions: the sexual and racial politics of domestic partnership in France / Catherine Raissiguier -- Mattering national bodies and sexualities: corporeal contest in Marcos and Brocka / Rolando B. Tolentino -- The time of violence: deconstruction and value / Elizabeth Grosz -- Consuming cannibalism: the body in Australia's Pacific archive / Mike Hayes -- Global genocide and biocolonialism: on the effect of the human genome diversity project on targeted indigenous peoples/ecocultures as "isolates of historic interest" / M.A. Jaimes Guerrero -- Angola, convict leasing, and the annulment of freedom: the vectors of architectural and discursive violence in the U.S. "slavery of prison" / Dennis Childs -- Bernhard Goetz and the politics of fear / Jonathan Markovitz -- Pierced tongues: language and violence in Carmen Boullosa's Dystopia / Margarita Saona -- Constituting transgressive interiorities: nineteenth-century psychiatric readings of morally mad bodies / Heidi Rimke -- When electrolysis proxies for the existential: a somewhat sordid meditation on what might occur if Frantz Fanon, Rosario Castellanos, Jacques Derrida, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and Sandra Cisneros asked Rita Hayworth her name / William Anthony Nericcio and Guillermo Nericcio García -- Double cross: transmasculinity and Asian American gendering in trappings of transhood / Sel J. Wahng -- Teumsae-eso: Korean American women between feminism and nationalism / Elaine H. Kim -- Mapuche shamanic bodies and the Chilean state: polemic gendered representations and indigenous responses / Ana Mariella Bacigalupo -- Re/membering the body: Latina testimonies of social and family violence / Yvette Flores-Ortiz -- Sita's war and the body politic: violence and abuse in the lives of South Asian women / Sunita Peacock -- Arturo Ripstein's El lugar sin límites and the hell of heteronormativity / David William Foster -- Medicalizing human rights and domesticizing violence in postdictatorship market-states / Lessie Jo Frazier -- Las super madres de Latino America: transforming motherhood and houseskirts by challenging violence in Juárez, México, Argentina, and El Salvador / Cynthia L. Bejarano
Summary Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State explores the relationship between subalternity, the discourse and technology of the body, and the rise and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, domestic, and state violence, examining the materiality of violence on the "otherized" body. Grounded in U.S./Mexico border and Latin American cultural studies, the essays in this collection intersect discussions of subalternity, violence, and discourses of the body in a transethnic, feminist, and global cul
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Violence.
Social control.
Feminist theory.
Human body -- Political aspects
Human body -- Social aspects.
Race relations -- Political aspects.
Marginality, Social.
Social Control, Formal
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society.
Feminist theory
Human body -- Political aspects
Human body -- Social aspects
Marginality, Social
Race relations -- Political aspects
Social control
Sociale controle.
Politieke aspecten.
Form Electronic book
Author Aldama, Arturo J., 1964-
ISBN 0253109884