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By Mimi Sheller

Citizenship from Below boldly revises the historical past of the struggles for freedom through emancipated peoples in post-slavery Jamaica, post-independence Haiti, and the broader Caribbean through targeting the interaction among the country, the physique, race, and sexuality. Mimi Sheller deals a brand new thought of "citizenship from lower than" to explain the competition among "proper" areas of valid excessive politics and the disavowed politics of lived embodiment. whereas acknowledging the inner contradictions and harmful exclusions of subaltern self-empowerment, Sheller roots out from underneath the old archive lines of a deeper freedom, one expressed via physically performances, familial relationships, cultivation of the land, and sacred worship.

Attending to the hidden linkages between intimate geographical regions and the general public sphere, Sheller explores particular struggles for freedom, together with women's political activism in Jamaica; the position of discourses of "manhood" within the making of unfastened matters, squaddies, and voters; the fiercely ethnonationalist discourses that excluded South Asian and African indentured staff; the sexual politics of the low-bass beats and "bottoms up" strikes within the dancehall; and the fight for reproductive and LGBT rights and opposed to homophobia within the modern Caribbean. via her artistic use of archival resources and emphasis at the connections among intimacy, violence, and citizenship, Sheller enriches serious theories of embodied freedom, sexual citizenship, and erotic service provider in all post-slavery societies.


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