Special Issue: Mobilizing Vulnerability: new Directions in Transnational Feminist Studies and Human Rights

I am thrilled to announce the article I published with Feminist Formations, “An American Haunting: Unsettling Witnessing in Transnational Migration, the Ghost Case and Human Trafficking” is available to read. The special issue, “Mobilizing Vulnerability: New Directions in Transnational Feminist Studies and Human Rights” was co-edited by Wendy S. Hesford and Rachel A. Lewis. It features the works of Katie E. Oliviero, Heather Switzer, Emily Bent, Crystal Leigh Endsley, Leifa Mayers, Jane Juffer, Amy Shuman, Carol Bohmer, Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sylvanna M. Falcon, and Rachel A. Lewis.

Volume 28, Issue 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Mobilizing Vulnerability: New Directions in Transnational Feminist Studies and Human Rights

Introduction

Mobilizing Vulnerability: New Directions in Transnational Feminist Studies and Human Rights

pp. vii-xviii

Articles

Vulnerability’s Ambivalent Political Life: Trayvon Martin and the Racialized and Gendered Politics of Protection

pp. 1-32

Precarious Politics and Girl Effects: Exploring the Limits of the Girl Gone Global

pp. 33-59

The “Orphan” Child: Politics of Vulnerability and Circuits of Precarity

pp. 60-85


Feature

Arte de Lágrimas

pp. 86-93


Can the Children Speak?: Precarious Subjects at the US-Mexico Border

pp. 94-120

The Uncomfortable Meeting Grounds of Different Vulnerabilities: Disability and the Political Asylum Process

pp. 121-145

An American Haunting: Unsettling Witnessing in Transnational Migration, the Ghost Case, and Human Trafficking

pp. 146-165

“Dispossession within the Law”: Human Rights and the Ec-Static Subject in M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong!

pp. 166-189

The Particularism of Human Rights for Latin American Women of African Descent

pp. 190-204

Queering Vulnerability: Visualizing Black Lesbian Desire in Post-Apartheid South Africa

pp. 205-232

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