Staging Dissent: Young Women of Color and Transnational Activism seeks to interrupt normative histories of girlhood dominated by North American contexts and Western feminisms to offer an alternative history of girlhoods produced by and through globalization. Weems does this by offering three case studies that exemplify how transnational and indigenous youth dissent against capitalism and colonialism through situated "guerilla pedagogies."
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1 Feminist Transnational Praxis and Staging Dissent. 2 Refuting “Refugee Chic”. 3 Intimate Sovereignty. 4 Decolonizing Research Praxis: Working Side by Side with Girls of Color. Conclusion
Lisa Weems is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Cultural Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.