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By Belinda Linn Rincón

In the wake of U.S. army intervention overseas and collapsing family economies, students have grew to become their consciousness to neoliberalism and militarization, ideological and fabric initiatives which are frequently handled as coincident, although no longer interdependent. Bodies at War examines neoliberal militarism, a time period that indicates the complicated ways that neoliberalism and militarism interanimate one another as they naturalize dis/empowering notions of masculinity and femininity, regulate democratic practices, and circumscribe the which means of citizenship and nationwide belonging.

Bodies at War examines the increase of neoliberal militarism from the early Nineteen Seventies to the current and its transformation of political, monetary, and social kinfolk. It charts neoliberal militarism’s influence on democratic practices, fiscal regulations, notions of citizenship, race family, and gender norms by way of concentrating on how those adjustments have an effect on the Chicana/o group and, extra in particular, on the way it shapes and is formed through Chicana our bodies. The ebook increases vital questions about the cultural legacies of warfare and the gendering of violence—topics that stretch throughout a number of disciplinary fields of inquiry, together with cultural and media reports. It attracts cognizance to the connection among conflict and society, to neoliberal militarism’s harmful social effect, and to the way forward for Latina soldiering. via Chicana artwork, activism, and writing, Rincón bargains a visionary beginning for an antiwar feminist politic.


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