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Sexual Limits of Diaspora
Sexual limits of diaspora

What about sex? We can build here upon the theoretical and empirical arguments of Chapters 1 and 2 to address issues of gender and sexuality within diaspora. It is our argument that it is not sufficient to talk about categories such as the Jewish or African-Caribbean diaspora or the metropolitan post-colonial hybrid without paying attention to how (the lack of) movement and mixture impinge differentially on the lives of women and men, girls and boys. We need to ask whether diaspora and hybridity helps constitute a subject beyond the traditional divide of gender, or whether these terms can contribute to the emancipation of women (and indeed men) from cultural orthodoxy? In foregrounding gender, we must also take on ...

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