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By Jaya Keaney
Published: 11 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... families of choice love colorblindness reproductive intent ...
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... draws on a decades-long queer vernacular of chosen family and has proved deeply effective in securing public legitimacy for queer parenting. However, in today's multiracial terrain of queer family building, a discourse of love can risk effacing race and racism by mobilizing a colorblind ethic...
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... The conclusion explores the questions of choice, biology, and inheritance that are central to queer narratives of family making through assisted reproductive technology. A prevailing discourse of queer family making emphasizes empowered reproductive citizenship and expansive choice. Yet...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... they entered the urban milieu. The chapter demonstrates that many of their migratory choices were related to their plans for freedom. The changes that took place in the personal and family trajectories, above all by adopting new surnames, developing new habits, and learning new professions, can illuminate...
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By Jaya Keaney
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... Chapter 2 explores how everyday experiences of queer family making challenge a prevailing discourse of reproductive choice that is central to the global fertility industry. In practice, queer family making in Australia is characterized by compromise, creativity, and translational work. Many...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024101-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2410-1
... notions of longevity of life, individual choice, and health, Charania disturbs the medical, and familial handling of the maternal body, returning the sick body to the sensual, promiscuous healing ethos of the brown maternal. debility medicalization materanl ...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... This chapter reflects on the lessons of Mapfumo’s life and career to date. The author shows how Mapfumo’s family and musicians have adjusted to life in Oregon. Mapfumo and his wife reconcile. The chapter centers on the argument that Mapfumo’s choice of exile represents his prioritizing his...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... on the old properties or in the villages where they were born as slaves represented strategic choices for survival in the post-emancipation period. To sustain this argument, the chapter relies on written documents, especially registry office records, which made it possible to connect ex-slaves...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... This chapter asks and answers the question: why a book about Haydée Santamaría? It introduces the woman culturally, emotionally, in terms of family background and scant formal education, and describes how she overcame enormous obstacles to situate herself on the front lines of struggle...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... of Zimbabwe This chapter reflects on the lessons of Mapfumo’s life and career to date. The author shows how Mapfumo’s family and musicians have adjusted to life in Oregon. Mapfumo and his wife reconcile. The chapter centers on the argument that Mapfumo’s choice of exile represents his prioritizing his...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... experiences in elementary school, the special care she received as the baby of the family, her love of movies and dance, her parents’ wisdom about how to end a dispute between Rosemarie and a neighbor friend, and the suspicious drowning death of a cousin. Woodlawn neighborhood Chicago Illinois...
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By Eric J. Pido
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... by transforming repatriating Filipinos into “retirees.” As more and more balikbayans begin to see themselves as patrons of the state through decades of overseas labor, patronage, and proper performance of their various duties to their families and homeland, the tourism industry finds new ways to exploit...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... debates about the value of: identity politics (or any form of politics); of essentialism; of the traditional family; of readings of the past and future, etc. feminism in East Central Europe resistance to feminism independent feminist movements East Central Europe post-1989 post-Soviet...