Gendered Citizenships: Transnational Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Political Activism, and Culture by K. CaldwellGendered Citizenships: Transnational Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Political Activism, and Culture by K. Caldwell

Gendered Citizenships: Transnational Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Political Activism, and…

byK. CaldwellEditorR. Ramirez, K. Coll

Hardcover | January 13, 2010

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Drawing on ethnographic research with underrepresented communities in the Caribbean, Europe, South America, and the United States, this wide-ranging anthology examines the gendered dimensions of citizenship experiences and uses them as a point of departure for rethinking contemporary practices of social inclusion and national belonging.
Tracy Fisher is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University of California, Riverside, USA.
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Title:Gendered Citizenships: Transnational Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Political Activism, and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:225 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:January 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230619851

ISBN - 13:9780230619852

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Collectivity and Comparativity: A Feminist Approach to Citizenship; Gender and Cultural Citizenship Inter-University Working Group PART I: ACTIVISM AND ORGANIZING Gender and Citizenship: Teorías in Practice in Immigrant Women's Community Organization in San Francisco; K.Coll Black Women, Cultural Citizenship, and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil; K.L.Caldwell Zones of Autonomy: Gendered Cultural Citizenship and Indigenous Women's Organizing in Mexico; M.Blackwell PART II: GENDER, DIASPORA, AND TRANSNATIONALISM Inappropriate/Appropriated Feelings: The Gendered Construction of Transnational Citizenship; F.Besserer The Globalization of Care: Gender Inequalities in the New Economy; R.Salazar Parreñas Queen of the Chinese Colony: Contesting Ethnicity& Nation among Chinese in Central America and Panama; L.Siu PART III: NARRATIVES OF BELONGING Gender, College, and Cultural Citizenship: A Case Study of Mexican-Heritage Students in Higher Education; R.Benmayor Gender, Belonging, and Native American Women: The Activism of Cecelia Fire Thunder and Sarah Deer; R.K.Ramirez Sex in the Nation: White Women, Brown Babies, and the Politics of Belonging; T.Fisher

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"This multi-sited and historically situated collection of essays offers a powerful testament to the richness of indigenous knowledges and personal narratives for reconceptualizing notions of citizenship and belonging. The editors have expertly framed the collection to highlight multilayered and gendered ways of knowing as they inform conceptualizations of sovereignty, culture, autonomy, diaspora, transnationalism, and social justice. I know of no other book that captures the range of feelings attached to the highly charged construction of citizenship, nor can I think of any other text that persuasively demonstrates the value of collaboration and collegial dialogue for advancing activist scholarship." - Nancy A. Naples, author of Feminism and Method: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis and Activist Research "This is a very valuable and well thought-out collection. Gendered Citizenships offers a timely range of perspectives that pushes contemporary citizenship studies up a notch; a book that begs to be used in university classrooms across a range of disciplines including political science, sociology and cultural studies." - Abigail B. Bakan, Professor of Political Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada