Nada Elia, David M. Hernández, Jodi Kim

Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader

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Editor Nada Elia
Editor David M. Hernández
Editor Jodi Kim
Editor Shana L. Redmond
Editor Dylan Rodríguez
Editor Sarita Echavez See
Contributing Writer Shana L. Redmond
Contributing Writer John D. Marquez
Contributing Writer João H. Costa Vargas
Contributing Writer Lindsey Schneider
Contributing Writer Jin Haritaworn
Interview by/Interviewer Sarita Echavez See
Contributing Writer Long T. Bui
Contributing Writer Nada Elia
Contributing Writer Tania Das Gupta
Contributing Writer David Lloyd (5)
Contributing Writer Dan Berger
Contributing Writer Nirmala Erevelles
Contributing Writer Bo Leungsuraswat
Contributing Writer Andrew uzendoski
Contributing Writer Stephanie Nohelani Teves
Contributing Writer David M. Hernández
Contributing Writer Jason Luna Gavilan
Contributing Writer Gilberto Rosas
Contributing Writer Ronak K. Kapadai
Contributing Writer Keith P. Feldman
Contributing Writer Neferti X. M. Tadiar
Contributing Writer Ella Shohat
Contributing Writer Robert Stam
Contributing Writer Nelson Maldonado-Torres
Contributing Writer Laura Pulido
Contributing Writer Alexander G. Weheliye
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Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 9780822361275
Format Paperback
Page Count 576 pages
Language English
Chapters Preface / Critical Ethnic Studies Editorial Collective ix

Introduction: A Sightline / Critical Ethnic Studies Editorial Collective 1

I. The Multicultural Nation and the Violence of Liberal Rights 17

1. "As Though It Were Our Own": Against a Politics of Identification / Shana L. Redmond 19

2. Juan Crow: Progressive Mutations of the Black-White Binary / John D. Marquez 43

3. Can the Line Move? Antiblackness and a Diasporic Logic of Forced Social Epidermalizaton / João H. Costa Vargas 63

4. (Re)producing the Nation: Treaty Rights, Gay Marriage, and the Settler State / Lindsey Schneider 92

5. Hateful Travels: Queering Ethnic Studies in a Context of Criminalization, Pathologization, and Globalization / Jin Haritaworn 106

6. Critical Contradictions: A Conversion among Glen Coulthard, Dylan Rodríguez, and Sarita Echavez See / Moderated by Sarita Echavez See 138

II. Critical Ethnic Studies Projects Meet the Neoliberal University 159

7. A Better Life? Asian Americans and the Necropolitics of Higher Education / Long T. Bui 161

8. Notes from a Member of the Demographic Threat: This Is What "We Are All Palestinians" Really Means / Nada Elia 175

9. Restructuring, Resistance, and Knowledge Production on Campus: The Story of the Department of Equity Studies at York University / Tania Das Gupta 190

10. "The Goal of the Revolution Is the Elimination of Anxiety": On the Right to Abundance in a Time of Artificial Scarcity / David Lloyd 203

11. Subjucated Knowledges: Activism, Scholarship, and Ethnic Studies Ways of Knowing / Dan Berger 215

III. The Body and the Dispensations of Racial Capital 229

12. Becoming Disabled / Becoming Black: Crippin' Critical Ethnic Studies from the Periphery / Nirmala Erevelles 231

13. Arts and Crafts, Elsewhere and Home, Mama & Me: Defying Transnormativity through Bobby Cheung's Creative Modalities of Resignification / Bo Leungsuraswat 252

14. Indra Sinha's Melancholic Citizenship: Marking the Violence of Uneven Development in Animal's People / Andrew uzendoski 269

15. Cocoa Chandelier's Confessional: Kanaka Maoli Performance and Aloha in Drag / Stephanie Nohelani Teves 281

IV. Militarism, Empire, and War: The Security State and States of Insecurity 201

16. Surrogates and Subcontractors: Flexibility and Obscurity in U.S. Immigrant Detention / David M. Hernández 303

17. Of "Mates" and Men: The Comparative Racial Politics of Filipino Naval Enlistment, circa 1941-1943 / Jason Luna Gavilan 326

18. The Thickening Borderlands: Bastard Mestiz@s, "Illegal" Possibilities, and Globalizing Migrant Life / Gilberto Rosas 344

19. Up in the Air and on the Skin: Drone Warfare and the Queer Calculus of Pain / Ronak K. Kapadai 360

20. Empire's Verticality: The Af-Pak Frontier, Visual Culture, and Racialization from Above / Keith P. Feldman 376

V. Fugitive Socialities and Alternative Futures

21. Decolonization, "Race," and Remaindered Life under Empire / Neferti X. M. Tadiar 395

22. Critical Ethnic Studies, Identity Politics, and the Right-Left Convergence / Ella Shohat and Robert Stam 416

23. Césaire's Gift and the Decolonial Turn / Nelson Maldonado-Torres / 435

24. Checkered Choices, Political Associations: The Unarticulated Racial Identity of La 24. Asociación Nacional México-Americana / Laura Pulido 463

25. Racializing Biopolitics and Bare Life / Alexander G. Weheliye 477

Bibliography 495

Contributors 535



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