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dc.contributor.authorAdair, Gigi
dc.description.abstract‘Kinship Across the Black Atlantic provides an outstanding analysis of new models and modes of family-making proposed by a range of key contemporary diasporic writers. Drawing upon a wealth of critical discussions of kinship drawn from anthropology, philosophy, feminism, queer studies, and more besides, Gigi Adair pursues a series of dazzling, detailed readings of the literary re-imagining of family-making across the black Atlantic. Ever alert to the pitfalls as well as the possibilities of fictionalising kinship anew, her vibrant analysis valuably uncovers the progressive modes of kinship that diasporic writing daringly and urgently proposes, often by reaching beyond the colonial-crafted constraints of heteronormativity, genealogy and biocentric myths of 'blood'.'
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dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JB Society and culture: general::JBS Social groups, communities and identities::JBSL Ethnic studiesen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JB Society and culture: general::JBF Social and ethical issues::JBFH Migration, immigration and emigrationen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::5 Interest qualifiers::5P Relating to specific groups and cultures or social and cultural interests::5PB Relating to peoples: ethnic groups, indigenous peoples, cultures and other groupings of people::5PBC Relating to migrant groups / diaspora communities or peoplesen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JH Sociology and anthropology::JHM Anthropology::JHMC Social and cultural anthropologyen_US
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherBlack Studies (Global)
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherEmigration & Immigration
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherCultural & Social
dc.titleKinship Across the Black Atlantic
dc.title.alternativeWriting Diasporic Relations (Volume 23)
oapen.relation.isFundedByKnowledge Unlatched
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintLiverpool University Press

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