This book by Eli Clare, explores the landscape of disability, class, queerness, and child abuse, telling stories that echo with the sounds of an Oregon logging and. Third Edition of. Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation. A finalist for a ForeWord’s Book of the Year Award. Exile and Pride Cover. Get this from a library! Exile & pride: disability, queerness & liberation. [Eli Clare].

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I wasn’t anticipating the deep reflection on place and the author’s childhood in rural Oregon, but I found this part especially unique and insightful. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The passion and skill of [his] writing will draw you inside a complex life and more deeply inside yourself. Yet, I this supposes a challenge to be in solidarity as an ally to those struggling for self-determination. Instead it offers an intersectional framework for understanding how our bodies actually experience the politics of oppression, power, and resistance. They send their goons-those working-class and poor people they employ as their official brutes-to push anr over the edge. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It was also nice to see a writer from Ann Arbor. Eli Clare is nothing if not eloquent and intelligent.


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Janice FormichellaJanuary 11th I would recommend reading this book followed by brilliant aand. Bold, brash stories about reclaiming our bodies and changing the world. A smart book that is mostly focused on the left wing failures to include the working class. Good one to teach. I recommend multiple re-readings of that passage and I will ensure to take my own advice on that. It could just be a little distracting sometimes when being confrontational about prlde, as well as how he navigates race.

I read the edition with an afterward by Dean Spade. However, it is also parts deeply heartfelt memoir and the author skillfully poses questions in preference to offering easy answers.

Such an in depth examination of many levels of identity. Reading this book was a pleasure because of the way it was written. Disability, Queerness, and Liberation Author s: Thanks for telling us about the problem. The climbing turns out to be unimaginably difficult. That said, the datedness of jt definitely shines through at various points, making clear how white queer theory was and still is. The prose were beautiful and the way in which Clare addresses the intersectionality of so many issues, brings light to each of them in very unique and important ways.

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Part II is excellent. I can imagine this book might be mind-blowing for readers who had never heard any of these concepts discussed before, and for those readers with similar experiences and never before found anyone else who understood them.

We decide to climb that mountain, or make a pact that our children will climb it. Don’t make me write a review, especially one that you’d be reading when you can read the book! Through this intersectional analysis of his life, I sense the notion of refusal to allow any one part of his identity overwhelm any other.

It’s rare that I’ve found books on class that take an intersectional approach, grounding class status within experiences of race, gender, location. Like Eli Clare is nothing if not eloquent and intelligent.

And now there’s Eli Clare’s Exile and Pride. Our wheelchairs get stuck.

Maybe we get to the summit but p.