Burning down the House: Recycling Domesticity


This cutting-edge collection of essays presents a cross-disciplinary account of domesticity, exploring the ways in which race, nationhood, global economics, gender, sexuality, & class shape domesticity in specific disciplinary discourses & in varied geographical-historical locations. Together, these essays invite us to confront the gaps & erasures in most academic & mainstream accounts of domesticity & to recognize domesticity as a manifestation of larger national & imperialistic projects.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Rosemary Marangoly George
  • Amie Parry
  • Gayatri Gopinath
  • Dayana Salazar
  • David Lloyd
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998


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