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Decolonial Trajectories: Praxes and Challenges

Jivraj, Suhraiya, Bakshi, Sandeep, Posocco, Silvia (2020) Decolonial Trajectories: Praxes and Challenges. Interventions, 22 (4). pp. 451-463. ISSN 1369-801X. (doi:10.1080/1369801X.2020.1753558) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:81296)

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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.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/1369801X.2020.1753558
Uncontrolled keywords: Activism scholarship, decolonial queerness, sexuality studies
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sian Robertson
Date Deposited: 20 May 2020 08:35 UTC
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