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By Chia Youyee Vang,Faith Nibbs,Ma Vang

ISBN-10: 0816697760

ISBN-13: 9780816697762

ISBN-10: 0816697787

ISBN-13: 9780816697786

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

Claiming Place expands wisdom concerning the Hmong lived truth whereas contributing to broader conversations on sexuality, diaspora, and service provider. whereas those essays heart on Hmong reports, activism, and renowned representations, in addition they underscore the complicated gender dynamics among men and women and handle the broader issues of gendered prestige of the Hmong in ancient and modern contexts, together with deeply embedded notions round problems with masculinity.

Organized to spotlight issues of heritage, reminiscence, conflict, migration, sexuality, selfhood, and belonging, this e-book strikes past a critique of Hmong patriarchy to argue that Hmong girls were and remain lively brokers not just in difficult oppressive societal practices inside of hierarchies of energy but additionally in developing substitute varieties of belonging.

Contributors: Geraldine Craig, Kansas country U; Leena N. Her, Santa Rosa Junior collage; 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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