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    Decolonial trajectories: praxes and challenges

    Jivraj, S. and Bakshi, S. and Posocco, Silvia (2020) Decolonial trajectories: praxes and challenges. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 22 (4), 451 -463. ISSN 1369-801X.

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    Abstract

    In this special issue of Interventions, we consider the transnational articulations of the expansive site of decolonial studies. The disparate as well as interconnecting lines of reflection, traversing geopolitical and disciplinary borders, instructively allude to the trajectories of decolonial theorization. It is within these interstitial transnational sites that the Decolonizing Sexualities Network (DSN) emerged in the last decade by suturing queer of color critique to decolonial studies. Academic activism, political mobilization, transformational politics and praxes, critiques of global loci of power including heteropatriarchy, Islamophobia and racism among others defined the work of the collective, underpinning the urgency to think beyond single-issue politics of queerness. “Decolonial Trajectories” instantiates and extends such characteristic propelling of the interventions that reach beyond queerness without erasing its critical significance of radical critique of uneven relations of power.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): activism scholarship, decolonial queerness, sexuality studies
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Silvia Posocco
    Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2021 10:57
    Last Modified: 07 Jan 2021 10:57
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/42479

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