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 neighborhood via photos of incapacity. operating opposed to the belief that incapacity is a metaphor for social decay or political problem, Julie Avril Minich analyzes literature, movie, and visible paintings post-1980 within which representations of non-normative our bodies paintings to extend our knowing of what it capability to belong to a political community.


Minich exhibits how queer writers like Arturo Islas and Cherríe Moraga have reconceptualized Chicano nationalism via incapacity pictures. She additional addresses how the U.S.-Mexico border and disabled our bodies limit freedom and move. ultimately, she confronts the altering function of the geographical region within the face of neoliberalism as depicted in novels by means of 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 photographs used to depict nationwide belonging have very important outcomes for the way the rights and merits of citizenship are understood and distributed.

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