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Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions (Critical Indigeneities)

CommittedIn Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body minds considered broken need to be fixed. Cure serves many purposes. It saves lives, manipulates lives, and prioritizes some lives over others. It provides comfort, makes profits, justifies violence, and promises resolution to body mind loss. Clare grapples wit.

Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions (Critical Indigeneities)H this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti cure politics nor a pro cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body minds. The stories he tells range widely, stretching from disability stereotypes to weight loss surgery, gender transition to skin lightening creams. At each turn, Clare weaves race, disability, sexuality, class, and g.


H this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti cure politics nor a pro cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body minds. The stories he tells range widely, stretching from disability stereotypes to weight loss surgery, gender transition to skin lightening creams. At each turn, Clare weaves race, disability, sexuality, class, and g.