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227 Index Able-bodiedness, 17, 42, 57, 161 Abortions, 70, 72, 85, 118 Adar, Korwa, 32, 33, 34, 35, 196nn17,18 Africa(n), 6, 8, 9, 20, 21, 22, 25, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 39, 44, 47, 68, 69, 70, 93, 94, 97, 129, 130, 132, 145, 157, 164, 165, 171, 173, 183, 186, 187, 193n6, 195n14, 196nn17,18,23, 197n6, 200n20, 208nn15,16,21,30 African National Congress (ANC), 34, 196n23; Women’s League, 30 Africanness, 30 Afrikaner, 34, 105, 116 Afro-America, 9 AIDS, 96, 97, 98, 159, 161, 163, 198n11, 201n1 Alarcón, Norma, 104 Alexander, M. Jacqui, 14, 40, 41, 43, 52, 53, 54, 56, 60, 63, 64, 65, 66, 106, 111, 159, 197n1 Alternative cures, 160, 166, 191 Alternative discourse, 14, 43, 50, 72 Alternative subjectivity, 16 Amadiume, Ifi, 6, 8, 128, 129 Amazonian (women), 51, 58, 198n10 Amazon women, 51 America, 16, 21, 42, 46, 63, 66, 75, 97, 101, 105, 111, 133, 164, 165, 167, 179, 198n15, 199n20 American Cancer Society, 42, 43, 52 Americanization, 184 Amnesia, 113, 204n31 Amnesty, 37, 111, 112, 113, 118, 204n30 Amputation, 54, 60, 64, 199n20 Anatol, Giselle, 173, 174 Anderson, Benedict, 8, 10 Androcentric, 25 Anglophone, 12 Anorexia, 182, 183, 185, 186, 206n7 Anthias, Floya, 115, 125 Antifeminist, 70 Antigua, 19 Antiwoman, 70 Anzaldúa, Gloria, 175, 176, 177, 189, 208n17 Apartheid, 13, 22, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 45, 46, 47, 196nn21,22, 197n23; politics of, 13 Asexualization, 143 Assimilation, 114, 182 Asylum, 98, 113 Atlantic slave trade, 22 Aunt Jemima, 144, 203n16 Baartman, Saartjie, 12, 13, 17, 20–26, 28–30, 32–38, 42, 47, 48, 56, 63, 64, 67, 70, 130, 140, 146–50, 155, 194n1, 195nn10,12,13,14,15, 196nn15,21, 197nn24,25,26,27, 206n15, 207n19 Bad Mother Syndrome, 119 Bakhtin, Mikhail, 16, 130, 131, 135, 138, 139, 142, 146, 152, 156, 205n2, 206n8; Bakhtinian, 155 Baldwin, James, 9, 194n12 Bambara, Toni Cade, 178, 179, 197n4; The Salt Eaters, 178 Banet-Weiser, Sarah, 150, 206n4 Bantu’s Women League, 30 228 · Index Barbados, 14, 69, 71, 77, 95 Barnet, Miguel, 188 Beauty pageants, 134, 148, 154, 205n4, 206n11 Benoit, Olga, 80 Bermuda Triangle, 157 Bertone, Andrea Marie, 23, 26 Bestiality, 24, 65, 75 Biological disorder, 186 Biomedical science, 11 Birmingham, Alabama, 45 Biseswar, Indrawatie, 33, 196n16 Black immigrant woman, 119, 190 Black lesbian, 14, 53, 55, 59, 60, 61, 65, 66 Black mothers, 104 Black Nationalist movement, 34 Bleaching, 18, 179, 180, 181, 183, 185, 208n29; of skin, 18, 179, 180 Bodily extravagance, 142 Bodily restrictions, 154, 190 Bodily ruptures, 191 Bodily silence, 115 Bodily violation, 22 Body, 1, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 30, 36, 37, 43, 45, 49, 54, 55, 59, 62, 65, 66, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 81, 86, 89, 96, 98, 102, 105, 106, 108, 110, 113, 115, 117, 118, 121, 122, 124, 127, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 137, 141, 144, 147, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 159, 160, 161, 163, 164, 166, 168, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 178, 181, 182, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 191, 195nn8,11, 197n2, 198n16, 203n18, 205n38, 206n7, 207n18, 208n16; anomalous, 22, 63; black female , 13, 17, 23, 25, 26, 29, 39, 44, 56, 60, 67, 72, 107, 123, 143, 148, 149, 150; as text, 4, 72, 140; disfigurement, 64; disorder, 183; erasure, 29; estrangement, 180, 183; expulsion, 109; management, 138, 139; politic, 130, 136, 140, 146, 158; posturing , 61; violation, 69, 72, 90; deviant, 5, 41, 52, 67; diseased, 13, 41; expendability of black bodies, 57; freakish, 142, 146; ideal, 16, 44, 53, 58, 119, 129, 140, 142, 143, 205n36; Idealized feminine, 51; Normative, 42, 53, 194n2; nonnormative , 52; queer, 14; theft of the, 22, 40, 44; Visceral, 142; vulgar, 130 Border crossing(s), 3, 70, 200n18 Borderlands, 41, 161 Border politics, 23 Borders, 2, 14, 17, 18, 19, 23, 30, 32, 40, 42, 44, 45, 59, 70, 71, 84, 105, 112, 113, 125, 130, 133, 149, 155, 156, 160, 165, 170, 171, 175, 188, 194n19, 200n18; impermeable, 32 Bordo, Susan, 53, 54, 58, 133, 134, 135, 139, 140, 151, 153, 182, 184, 186, 187, 193n1, 206n6 Botha, P. W., 34, 42, 45, 49 Boundaries, 10, 17, 19, 23, 30, 42, 44, 49, 51, 54, 58, 59, 66, 67, 70, 71, 81, 85, 107, 114, 115, 126, 130, 133, 138, 140, 142, 149, 155, 156, 160, 165, 168, 171, 188, 193n2, 194n19, 204n29; elastic, 10...

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9780813048871
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9780813049823
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879948953
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2014-07-01
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