LA Review of Books: Writing Human Rights

Reading works by American writers of color through the lens of human rights

The new family forms that emerge from this literature, as Crystal Parikh argues in Writing Human Rights (2018), foreground new kinship models which “exploit just how ‘strange’ the child is before the law” and which allow “the vulnerable, desirous, unpredictable, demanding child arrives in her own right.”


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University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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