New PDF release: Claiming Place: On the Agency of Hmong Women

By Chia Youyee Vang,Faith Nibbs,Ma Vang

ISBN-10: 0816697760

ISBN-13: 9780816697762

ISBN-10: 0816697787

ISBN-13: 9780816697786

Countering the assumption of Hmong ladies as sufferers, the individuals to this pathbreaking quantity display how the existing scholarly emphasis on Hmong tradition and males because the basic culprits of women’s subjugation perpetuates the notion of a Hmong premodern prestige and renders unintelligible women’s nuanced responses to patriarchal options of domination either within the usa and in Southeast Asia.

Claiming Place expands wisdom in regards to the Hmong lived fact whereas contributing to broader conversations on sexuality, diaspora, and organization. whereas those essays middle on Hmong reviews, activism, and well known representations, additionally they underscore the advanced gender dynamics among men and women and handle the broader matters of gendered prestige of the Hmong in ancient and modern contexts, together with deeply embedded notions round problems with masculinity.

Organized to spotlight subject matters of historical past, reminiscence, warfare, migration, sexuality, selfhood, and belonging, this e-book strikes past a critique of Hmong patriarchy to argue that Hmong ladies were and stay energetic brokers not just in hard oppressive societal practices inside hierarchies of energy but additionally in growing replacement different types of belonging.

Contributors: Geraldine Craig, Kansas country U; Leena N. Her, Santa Rosa Junior university; Julie Keown-Bomar, U of Wisconsin–Extension; Mai Na M. Lee, U of Minnesota; Prasit Leepreecha, Chiang Mai U; Aline Lo, Allegheny university; Kong Pha; Louisa Schein, Rutgers U; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, U of Connecticut; Bruce Thao; Ka Vang, U of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.

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