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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

hormonal self-making and citizenship construction are actually embodied and, thus, gendered, classed and racialised ( Ecks 2005 ; Jarrín 2017 ). The social hierarchies that condense race, class and gender inequalities onto and through the body are hardly

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

argues that one cannot presume shared values and African solidarity in such a gigantic land of complex ethnic, cultural, religious and linguistic diversity. He warns against simplistic bigotry in calls for race-based Pan-African unity, which exacerbate

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Anxiety and learning

Cultural polarisation in social science courses

Jose Leonardo Santos

's analysis places them within a process of being de-cultured, deracinated, beset by a loss of meaning that constitutes a moral threat. The social science focus on race, class, gender and identity is likely to trigger such sentiments. Most professors recognise

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Romanticizing Difference

Identities in Transformation after World War I

Nadia Malinovich

, these representations could be invoked for many different political or ideological ends. In the introduction to Empire’s Children: Race, Filiation and Citizenship in the French Colonies , Emmanuelle Saada notes her surprise in discovering a reference to

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Dayna Prest

, neoliberalism, gender, race, and class to demonstrate how classed, raced, and gendered literate subjectivities are connected to the neoliberal social and economic contexts in which we live. In this rendition of the methodology the students were asked to write

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Andrew J. Ball

and sexuality studies, and in critical race and ethnic studies. These many disciplinary and topical elements are elegantly assembled in this issue's special section entitled “Queer Sinofuturisms.” We are particularly excited to contribute to the

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

herstory, culture, race, class, gender, and other forms of oppression in understanding black women. Black feminism operates on the guiding premise that academic knowledge and personal histories must be integrated in theorizing black women’s experiences to

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Working Hard, Hanging Back

Constructing the Achieving Girl

Colette Slagle

with class, race, and sexuality. The next chapter describes the trajectory of the “girls work hard” (98) narrative as a current day meritocratic ideal. She argues that some girls manage their competing gendered and achieving identities by

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

interdisciplinary perspective. Spanning sociology, ethnography, human geography, and communication studies, the articles examine how the unequal relations of power inherent in both mobility and race have shaped a racialized mobility politics in three white

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Smart Girl Identity

Possibilities and Implications

Bernice Loh

t girls. They recognize that not all girls who do w ell at school do so in the terms outlined in media stories of post-feminist girlhoods because of intersecting personal and social factors such as socio-economic class, race, age, and nationality