Solidarity: Volume 42, Numbers 3-4, Fall/Winter 2014

Solidarity: Volume 42, Numbers 3-4, Fall/Winter 2014

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558618756
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date: 12/23/2014
Series: Women's Studies Quarterly Series
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Shefali Chandra: Shefali Chandra is an associate professor of History at Washington Universty, St. Louis. Publications include The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India.

Saadia Toor: Saadia Toor is associate professor of sociology, snthropology and social work at the College of Staten Island, CUNY.

Table of Contents

Editors' Note Matt Brim Cynthia Chris 9

Introduction Shefali Chandra Saadia Toor 14

Part I Impossible Subjects

A Sense of History Asim Rafiqui 27

Master Kaethe Schwehn 50

Part II Location, Location, Location

"Estas Son Mis Armas": Lorna Dee Cervantes's Poetics of Feminist Solidarity in the Era of Neoliberal Militarism Belinda Linn Rincon 55

Building Bridges: Articulating Dalit and African American Women's Solidarity Shailaja Paik 74

Which Is Coffee Susan Bruce 97

I met May Swenson just once David Trinidad 99

Demonstrating Peace Countertopographically: Women in Black's Solidarity at a Distance Elizabeth Currans 103

Emily Colette Phair 119

Part III Divisibilities

"Women Can Do Anything Men Can Do": Gender and the Affects of Solidarity in the U.S. Iranian Student Movement, 1961-1979 Manijeh Nasrabadi 127

Arrested Solidarity: Obstacles to Intermovement Support for LGBT Rights in Malawi Ashley Currier 146

Poem About Nothing (for Rachel, again) Arielle Greenberg 164

From Tehran to Los Angeles to Tehran: Transnational Solidarity Politics in the One Million Signatures Campaign to End Discriminatory Law Catherine Sameh 166

Not So Safe Allison Amend 189

Litany Ellen Devlin 192

Part IV Invisibilities

Pinkwatching Israel, Whitewashing Canada: Queer (Settler) Politics and Indigenous Colonization in Canada Michael Connors Jackman Nishant Upadhyay 195

Does the Earth Sarah Blake 211

Engendering Critique: Positional Feminism in Postcolonial Syria Rebecca Gould 213

Poem Justin Sherwood 234

Feminisms and the Social Media Sphere Mehreen Kasana 236

The Spirit of the Laws Joseph Harrington 250

Part V Possibilities

Cultural Settlements: Gulf Labor and Global Solidarity Doris Bittar 253

Strategy Mark Bibbins 267

Part VI Classics Revisited

A Black Feminist Statement: The Combahee River Collective 271

The Road from Antipinkwashing Activism to the Decolonization of Palestine Lynn Darwich Haneen Maikey 281

Unpacking Solidarities of the Oppressed: Notes on Trans Struggles in India Gee Imaan Semmalar 286

Solidarity, Sexuality, and Saving Muslim Women in Neoliberal Times Dina M. Siddiqi 292

Part VII Book Reviews

Critical Trans Solidarity Amy L. Livingston Peter Odell Campbell 309

Dean Spade's Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law

Desire, Belonging, Touch Amber Jamilla Musser 312

Sharon Patricia Holland's The Erotic Life of Racism

The Complexities of Gender Relations in a Masculine State Laleh Khalili 314

Madawi Al-Rasheed's A Most Masculine Slate: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia

The Future of Critical Eating Studies Rajbir Purewal Hazelwood 317

Kyla Wazana Tompkins's Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the Nineteenth Century

Unsettling the Discipline: Rethinking Transnational Feminism Julie Laut 320

Leela Fernandes's Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Suffering at the Margins: (Re) Centering Black Women in Discourses on Violence and Crime Sowande' Mustakeem 323

Angela Y. Davis's The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult

Dialogues Beth Ritchie's Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America's Prison

Nation Jill A. McCorkel's Breaking Women: Gender, Race, and the New Politics of Imprisonment

Remembering a Deathly Dance Ahalya Satkunaratnam 328

Rachmi Diyah Larasati's The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-genocide Indonesia

Part VIII Alerts and Provocations

Who Is HIV For? Ted Kerr 333

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