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identity-politics in deconstructionArrow vol 8 no 3 contents
About borderlands VOLUME 8 NUMBER 3, 2009


Activism Unbound

Carolyn D’Cruz, Identity Politics in Deconstruction: Calculating with the Incalculable, Surrey: Ashgate, 2007.

Ann Deslandes


Research on social movement or activist work will often draw attention to the tensions or contradictions that it entails. But what if activist dilemmas were recast across multiple categories—indeed, if they went definitively beyond categorization and calculability? How might this even be possible? Carolyn D'Cruz's Identity Politics in Deconstruction is a philosophical negotiation with such propositions, towards a renewed paradigm for theorising politics and the question of 'what is to be done' in the face of oppression and injustice.

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