Wayward Reproductions: Genealogies of Race and Nation in Transatlantic Modern Thought

Wayward Reproductions: Genealogies of Race and Nation in Transatlantic Modern Thought

by Alys Eve Weinbaum
     
 

An interpretive history of the way competing ideas of reproduction as a biological and sexual process became central to the organization of knowledge about the flow of capital, labor power, human bodies, and babies both within nations and across national

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An interpretive history of the way competing ideas of reproduction as a biological and sexual process became central to the organization of knowledge about the flow of capital, labor power, human bodies, and babies both within nations and across national

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822333159
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,192,681
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments, ............................................................................................................................................................................................ix

Introduction, ......................................................................................................................................................................................................1

1.   Geneaology Unbound: Reproduction and Contestation of the Racial Nation, ................................................................................................15

2.   Writing Feminist Geneaology: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Reproduction of Racial Nationalism, ............................................................61

3.   Engels�s Originary Ruse: Race and Reproduction in the Story of Capital, ....................................................................................................106

4.   Sexual Selection and the Birth of Psychoanalysis: Darwin, Freud, and the Universalization of Wayward Reproduction, ....................................145

5.   The Sexual Politics of Black Internationalism: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Reproduction of Racial Globality, .....................................................187

Coda: Gene/alogies for a New Millennium, ............................................................................................................................................................227

Notes, ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................247

Works Cited, .....................................................................................................................................................................................................307

Index, ................................................................................................................................................................................................................339

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