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Ously assert and uestion rooted identities within a number of diasporas African Jewish and Armenian By looking at these "TOGETHER ONE CAN DISCERN BETWEEN THE LOCAL SPECIFICITIES OF "one can discern between the local specificities of single diaspora and the commonalities inherent In Diaspora As A Global diaspora as a global This comparatist interdisciplinary study will interest scholars in a diversity of fields including diaspora studies postcolonial studies LGBT studies French and Francophone studies American studies comparative literature and literary theory  . Employing rootedness as a way Of Understanding Identity Has Increasingly understanding identity as increasingly subjected to acerbic political and theoretical critiues Politically roots narratives ave been criticized for attempting to police identity through a politics of purity excluding anyone who doesn’t share the same narrative Theoretically a critiue police identity through a politics of purity excluding anyone who doesn’t share the same narrative Theoretically a critiue essentialism as led to a suspicion against essence and origins regardless of their political implications The central argument of ueer Roots for the Diaspora is that in spite of. These debates ultimately the desire For Roots Contains The roots

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the of its deconstruction The book considers alternative root narratives that acknowledge the impossibility of returning to origins with any certainty; welcome sexual diversity; acknowledge their own fictionality; reveal that even a single collective identity can be rooted in multiple ways; and create family trees aunted by the ueer others patrilineal genealogy seems to marginalize The roots narratives explored in this book simultane. ueer Roots for the Diaspora