1st Edition

Staging Dissent
Young Women of Color and Transnational Activism





ISBN 9781138210677
Published November 20, 2017 by Routledge
110 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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Biography

Lisa Weems is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Cultural Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.