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Trans Exploits

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About the Book
In Trans Exploits Jian Neo Chen explores the cultural practices created by trans and gender-nonconforming artists and activists of color. They argue for a radical rethinking of the policies and technologies of racial gendering and assimilative social programming that have divided LGBT communities and communities of color along the lines of gender, sexuality, class, immigration status, and ability. Focusing on performance, film/video, literature, digital media, and other forms of cultural expression and activism that track the displaced emergences of trans people of color, Chen highlights the complex and varied responses by trans communities to their social dispossession. Through these responses, trans of color cultural workers such as performance artist Yozmit, writer Janet Mock, and organizer Jennicet Gutiérrez challenge dominating perceptions and institutions that kill, confine, police, and discipline trans people.
About the Author: Jian Neo Chen is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781478000877
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publisher Imprint: Duke University Press
Height: 229 mm
No of Pages: 200
Series Title: Anima: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Weight: 318 gr
ISBN-10: 1478000872
Publisher Date: 06 Nov 2019
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 15 mm
Width: 155 mm
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