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incorporations Arrow vol 8 no 3 contents
About borderlands VOLUME 8 NUMBER 3, 2009


Cultural Alterity, Racial Embodiment and Commodity Consumption

Eva Cherniavsky, Incorporations: Race, Nation and the Body Politics of Capital, Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Sam Dallyn
University of Essex  

Cherniavsky’s Incorporations provides an enormously rich array of theoretical engagements and insights encompassing a wide variety of different cultural examples. Central to her analysis is the complex relations between race, capital and gender within circuits of transnational capitalism as expressed in literature, animation and particularly cinema. Her broad range of cultural engagements and theoretical encounters makes for an extremely enjoyable read. One of the most welcome aspects of the book is its situating of particular cultural products in light of the complex transnational material frames of their production and consumption.

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