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Writing Human RightsThe Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color$
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Crystal Parikh

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780816697069

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.001.0001

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An Aesthetics of Kin and the Rights of the Child

An Aesthetics of Kin and the Rights of the Child

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(p.227) Conclusion An Aesthetics of Kin and the Rights of the Child
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Writing Human Rights
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Crystal Parikh

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0007

The Conclusion describes how the construction of the child as a human rights subject in the Convention on the Rights of the Child insists upon a human right to family, which in turn animates an “aesthetics of kin” in minor literatures, such as Aimeee Phan’s short story collection We Should Never Meet.

Keywords:   transnational American literature, feminist theory, queer theory, human rights, disability studies, U.S. writers of color, postcolonial studies, race studies, ethnic studies, citizenship

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