Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics. By José Esteban Muñoz. Cultural Studies of the Americas, Volume 2. Minneapolis: University. Disidentifications has ratings and 20 reviews. Zeo said: A few weeks into their relationship, Sean proposed marriage to Pedro and Pedro accepted. In. An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture. There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly.

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Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Woodyard rated it really liked it. Sep 12, Karli rated it it was amazing. I won’t recommend this for everyone because it’s pretty dense. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Nov 14, Reem rated it it was snd. Paperbackpages. University of Minnesota No trivia or quizzes yet. The obstacles and assaults that pressure and fracture such young lives as brutally as a police bully club. The mere concept of disindetification alludes to the “construction site” that is identity. Photographies of Mourning Melancholia and Ambivalence.


Whether examining the process of identification in the work of filmmakers, performance artists, ethnographers, Cuban choteo, forms of gay male mass culture such as pornographymuseums, art photography, camp queerrs drag, or television, Munoz persistently points to the intersecting and short-circuiting of identities and desires that result from misalignments with the cultural and ideological mainstream in contemporary urban America.

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For him, the discourses of women of color have helped to build up a politics of disidentification. Contact Contact Us Help. University of Minnesota Press, ; pp. Feminism, Philosophy, and Borders.

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The book is divided into three sections: Holder – – Dissertation, The University of Arizona. History of Western Philosophy. References to this book Queering the Pitch: Disidentifications is an innovative and groundbreaking intervention done with theoretical and critical elegance.

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I’m mad I didn’t read this earlier!!! No of copies 1. Further, the book gives nearly a dozen definitions of disidentification and makes the very term seem almost meaningless.

Munoz carries the project of critical theory into the 21st century in dazzling form. Request removal from index.

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Puck’s counterpublic is a juvenile version of rugged individualism; it represents a sort of soft anarchism that relativizes all political struggles as equivalents to his own exhaustive self-absorption. Famous and Dandy like B. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.