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The interdisciplinary essays in Decolonial Voices speak about racialized, subaltern, feminist, and diasporic identities and the cultured politics of hybrid and mestiza/o cultural productions. This assortment represents a number of key instructions within the box: First, it charts how subaltern cultural productions of the US/ Mexico borderlands communicate to the intersections of "local," "hemispheric," and "globalized" strength family members of the border imaginary. moment, it recovers the Mexican women's and Chicana literary and cultural heritages which have been overlooked via Euro-American canons and patriarchal exclusionary practices. It additionally expands the box in postnationalist instructions through developing an interethnic, comparative, and transnational discussion among Chicana and Chicano, African American, Mexican feminist, and U.S. local American cultural vocabularies. members comprise Norma Alarc?n, Arturo J. Aldama, Frederick Luis Aldama, Cordelia Ch?vez Candelaria, Alejandra Elenes, Ram?n Garcia, Mar?a Herrera-Sobek, Patricia Penn Hilden, Gaye T. M. Johnson, Alberto Ledesma, Pancho McFarland, Amelia Mar?a de l. a. Luz Montes, Laura Elisa P?rez, Naomi Qui?onez, Sarah Ramirez, Rolando J. Romero, Delberto Dario Ruiz, Vicki Ruiz, Jos? David Sald?var, Anna Sandoval, and Jonathan Xavier Inda.

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25. See Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985). 26. A most poignant example of this type of violence is case of the Haitian immigrant Abner Louima, who was viciously tortured and sodomized with a toilet plunger by of¤cers Schwarz, Volpe, Bruder, and Weise of the New York Police Department, August 9, 1997. html>. 27. Examples of this are two police killings of “dubious” circumstances that come straight to mind. See “The Mendocino Murders,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 7, 1995, 15–18, which recounts how Leonard Davis, a tribal person from the Round Valley Reservation, was “mistakenly” shot dead by an M-16-toting sheriff’s deputy.

26, no. 1 (1992): 14–48. 15. See the National Labor Committee Education Fund in Support of Worker and Human Rights in Central America, investigation updates of the Gap clothing company in El Salvador, October 1995; also see their video, Zoned for Slavery / The Child behind the Label. 16. See the following: Firdous Azim, The Colonial Rise of the Novel: From Aphra Behn to Charlotte Brontë (London and New York: Routledge, 1993), 1–34; Sidonie Smith, Subjectivity, Identity and the Body (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993), 3–14; and Caren Kaplan, “Resisting Autobiography: Out-law Genres and Transnational Feminist Subjects,” in De/colonizing the Subject, ed.

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