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Decolonizing Feminisms: Antiracist and Transnational Praxis
Decolonizing Feminisms explores the integral connections between theory, activism, policy making and other forms of social action. The series brings together new work by US women of color, Indigenous, and transnational feminists to envision critical and imaginative frameworks for political resistance and progressive social change.
Series editor: Piya Chatterjee
Please send book proposals to: Larin McLaughlin
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Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley
Beginning in the 1970s Chicana and Chicano organizers turned to community radio broadcasting to educate, entertain, and uplift Mexican American listeners across the United States. In rural areas, radio emerged as the most effective medium...
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Dancing Transnational Feminisms
Ananya Dance Theatre and the Art of Social Justice
Through empowered movement that centers the lives, stories, and dreams of marginalized women, Ananya Dance Theatre has revealed how the practice of and commitment to artistic excellence can catalyze social justice. With each performance, this...
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Making Livable Worlds
Afro-Puerto Rican Women Building Environmental Justice
When Hurricanes Irma and María made landfall in Puerto Rico in September 2017, their destructive force further devastated an archipelago already pummeled by economic austerity, political upheaval, and environmental calamities. To navigate these multiple ongoing...
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The Borders of AIDS
Race, Quarantine, and Resistance
As soon as US media and politicians became aware of AIDS in the early 1980s, fingers were pointed not only at the gay community but also at other countries and migrant communities, particularly Haitians, as...
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Axis of Hope
Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders
Political tensions between Iran and the United States in the post-9/11 period and the Global War on Terror have set the stage for Iranian women’s rights activists inside and outside Iran as they seek full...
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Military Occupation and Women's Activism in Kashmir
In Kashmir’s frigid winter a woman leaves her door cracked open, waiting for the return of her only son. Every month in a public park in Srinagar, a child remembers her father as she joins...
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Tea and Solidarity
Tamil Women and Work in Postwar Sri Lanka
Beyond nostalgic tea industry ads romanticizing colonial Ceylon and the impoverished conditions that beleaguer Tamil tea workers are the stories of the women, men, and children who have built their families and lives in line...
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Queerness, Sex Work, and the Politics of Sexuality in Kerala
The vibrant media landscape in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where kiosks overflow with magazines and colorful film posters line roadside walls, creates a sexually charged public sphere that has a long history of...
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Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics
Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship. This collection, featuring work by both...
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The Politics of Collective Knowledge Production
The activist storytelling practice of testimonio, long associated with Latin American struggles for justice, forges coalitions across social differences for the purpose of social change. Beyond Central and South America, Patricia DeRocher examines testimonios from...
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Humanizing the Sacred
Sisters in Islam and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Malaysia
In recent years, global attention has focused on how women in communities of Muslims are revitalizing Islam by linking interpretation of religious ideas to the protection of rights and freedoms. Humanizing the Sacred demonstrates how...
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Antiracist and Feminist Activism inside the United Nations
In Power Interrupted, Sylvanna M. Falcón redirects the conversation about UN-based feminist activism toward UN forums on racism. Her analysis of UN antiracism spaces, in particular the 2001 World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia,...
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