Review of Avtar Brah's Decolonial Imaginings: Intersectional Conversations and Contestations (2022)


  • Ana María Crespo Gómez University of Almeria


A review of Avtar Brah’s Decolonial Imaginings: Intersectional Conversations and Contestations, a groundbreaking text in the domain of intersectionality which showcases the potential for addressing inequality and power relations in various disciplines, such as sociology


Avtar Brah, intersectionality, decoloniality, decolonisation


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Author Biography

Ana María Crespo Gómez, University of Almeria

Ana María Crespo Gómez is a PhD student at the University of Almería. Broadly conceived, her doctoral work is an inquiry into the extent to which femininity and sexuality analysed under a multidisciplinary, transnational approach affect female characters in the short stories of Indian diaspora female authors in the United States. She holds a master’s degree in English Studies from the University of Almería and a bachelor’s degree in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada. Her main research interests are South Asian diasporic literature, postcolonial and diaspora studies.




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