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`Settler societies' are those in which Europeans have settled and become politically dominant over indigenous people, and where a heterogenous society has developed in class, ethnic and racial terms. They offer a unique prism for understanding the complex relations of gender, race, ethnicity and class in contemporary societies. Unsettling Settler Societies brings together a distinguished cast of contributors to explore these relations in both material and discursive terms. They look at the relation between indigenous and settler//immigrant populations, focusing in particular on women's conditions and politics. The book examines how the process of development of settler societies, and the positions of indigenous and

Miscegenation as Nation-Building: Indian and Immigrant Women in Mexico
Miscegenation as nation-building: Indian and immigrant women in mexico

Mexican nationalism has placed great emphasis upon mestizaje, the process of racial and cultural miscegenation which began during the Spanish conquest. Both ideologically and empirically, mestizaje has permeated Mexican society to the extent ...

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