Branding Humanity : Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global Citizenship / Amal Hassan Fadlalla.
- Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 
- Stanford Studies in Human Rights
1 online resource (312 pages)
- Ethnic conflict -- Sudan -- Public opinion.
Human rights -- Sudan -- Public opinion.
Identity politics -- Sudan.
Sudanese Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Sudanese Americans -- Politics and government.
- Local subjects:
- Islam. (search)
global citizenship. (search)
human rights. (search)
identity politics. (search)
violence narratives. (search)
- In English.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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- The Save Darfur movement gained an international following, garnering widespread international attention to this remote Sudanese territory. Celebrities and other notable public figures participated in human rights campaigns to combat violence in the region. But how do local activists and those throughout the Sudanese diaspora in the United States situate their own notions of rights, nationalism, and identity? Based on interviews with Sudanese social actors, activists, and their allies in the United States, the Sudan, and online, Branding Humanity traces the global story of violence and the remaking of Sudanese identities. Amal Hassan Fadlalla examines how activists contest, reshape, and reclaim the stories of violence emerging from the Sudan and their identities as migrants. Fadlalla charts the clash and friction of the master-narratives and counter-narratives circulated and mobilized by competing social and political actors negotiating social exclusion and inclusion through their own identity politics and predicament of exile. In exploring the varied and individual experiences of Sudanese activists and allies, Branding Humanity helps us see beyond the oft-monolithic international branding of conflict. Fadlalla asks readers to consider how national and transnational debates about violence circulate, shape, and re-territorialize ethnic identities, disrupt meanings of national belonging, and rearticulate notions of solidarity and global affiliations.
Introduction: Violence Narratives and the Cultural Politics of Identity
Chapter One. Performing Humanity
Chapter Two. Humanitarian Publics
Chapter Three. Diaspora as Counter-Response
Chapter Four. Contested Borders of Inhumanity
Chapter Five. Routing Humanitarian Visibilities
Toward an Inclusive Humanist Future
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Jul 2020)
- De Gruyter.
- Contained In:
- De Gruyter University Press Library.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1515/9781503607279 doi
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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