By Julie Avril Minich

ISBN-10: 1439910693

ISBN-13: 9781439910696

ISBN-10: 1439910707

ISBN-13: 9781439910702

Accessible Citizenships examines Chicana/o cultural representations that conceptualize political group via photographs of incapacity. operating opposed to the belief that incapacity is a metaphor for social decay or political trouble, Julie Avril Minich analyzes literature, movie, and visible paintings post-1980 within which representations of non-normative our bodies paintings to extend our figuring out of what it ability to belong to a political community.

 

Minich indicates how queer writers like Arturo Islas and Cherríe Moraga have reconceptualized Chicano nationalism via incapacity photographs. She extra addresses how the U.S.-Mexico border and disabled our bodies limit freedom and flow. eventually, she confronts the altering position of the countryside within the face of neoliberalism as depicted in novels via Ana Castillo and Cecile Pineda. 

 

Accessible Citizenships illustrates how those works gesture in the direction of much less exclusionary varieties of citizenship and nationalism. Minich boldly argues that the corporeal photos used to depict nationwide belonging have vital results for a way the rights and advantages of citizenship are understood and distributed.

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