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@Free Ebook ⚟ The Ruptures Of American Capital: Women Of Color Feminism And The Culture Of Immigrant Labor ñ Universality Is A Dangerous Concept, According To Grace Kyungwon Hong, One That Has Contributed To The Rise Of The US Nation State That Privileges The Propertied Individual However, African American, Asian American, And Chicano People Experience The Same Stretch Of City Sidewalk With Varying Degrees Of Safety, Visibility, And SurveillanceThe Ruptures Of American Capital Examines Two Key Social Formations Women Of Color Feminism And Racialized Immigrant Women S Culture In Order To Argue That Race And Gender Are Contradictions Within The History Of US Capital That Should Be Understood Not As Monolithic But As Marked By Its Crises Hong Shows How Women Of Color Feminism Identified Ways In Which Nationalist Forms Of Capital, Such As The Right To Own Property, Were Repressive The Ruptures Of American Capital Demonstrates That Racialized Immigrant Women S Culture Has Brought To Light Contested Modes Of Incorporation Into Consumer CultureInterweaving Discussion Of US Political Economy With Literary Analyses Including Readings From Booker T Washington To Jessica Hagedorn Hong Challenges The Individualism Of The United States And The Fetishization Of Difference That Is One Of The Markers Of GlobalizationGrace Kyungwon Hong Is Assistant Professor Of English And Asian American Studies At The University Of Wisconsin, Madison I Love this book This is an amazingly dense, but well thought out look at how comparative racialization can reveal ruptures or contradictions in the national and local imaginaries and material realities But in addition to this, Hong describes and performs a comparative historical methodology that can be applied in many different contexts. Performs a brilliant analysis of the shift from U.S national capital to the global phase providing insight on the form of the universality of the possessive individual and the gendered and racialized modes of difference that this political economy relies upon.