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Intersectionality and Social Work: Omissions of Race, Class, and Sexuality in Graduate School Education
ABSTRACT In 2008 EPAS Standards on Engaging Diversity and Difference in Practice (2.1.4) added intersectionality (a theory developed by feminist of color) as one aspect to understand diversity,Expand
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Genderacing immigrant subjects: ‘anchor babies’ and the politics of birthright citizenship
ABSTRACT Birthright citizenship is often a subject of important national debates on immigration. From a historical perspective, the influx of Mexican and Chinese immigrants to the United Stated hasExpand
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Spam in the Cuban Aji A co a n i nterview with a laen p érez
In 1939, the Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz introduced his ajiaco metaphor, and described the ajiaco as a traditional Cuban stew of ameridian origin that is cooked over a long period byExpand
When the Decolonial Goes Precolonial
This article begins by identifying common frameworks of decolonial and postcolonial approaches while considering the current scholarship's limitations of engagement with those approaches. We believeExpand
Beyond Freedom's Reach: An Imperfect Centering of Women and Children Caught within Cuba's Long Emancipation and the Afterlife of Slavery
  • K. Cespedes
  • Political Science
  • International Labor and Working-Class History
  • 2019
Abstract This article examines Cuba's long process of gradual emancipation (from 1868–1886) and the continual states of bondage that categorize the afterlife of Cuban slavery. The article addressesExpand
The Combahee River Collective Forty Years Later: Social Healing within a Black Feminist Classroom
We are representative of the power and potential to black feminist thought upon two generations of women of color. We were brought together as members of a course on black feminist thought and withinExpand
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Cuban Tourism, Sex and Displacement
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Working the Malecon: Whiteness, Queer Respectability, and the Loss of Intimacy in Cuba
After Love stands out among recent ethnographies on Cuba’s postSoviet erotic economies. Particularly noteworthy is Noelle Stout’s analysis of whiteor lightskinned mixedrace families withoutExpand