LatinX has neither country nor fixed geography. LatinX, according to Claudia Milian, is the most powerful conceptual tool of the Latino/a present, an itinerary whose analytic routes incorporate the Global South and ecological devastation. Milian’s trailblazing study deploys the indeterminate but thunderous “X” as intellectual armor, a speculative springboard, and a question for our times that never stops being asked. LatinX sorts out and addresses issues about the unknowability of social realities that exceed our present knowledge.
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Portions of this book appeared in a different form as “Extremely Latin, XOXO: Notes on LatinX,” in Cultural Dynamics 29, no. 3 (August 2017): 8–24, https://doi.org/10.1177/0921374017727850; and as “Crisis Management and the LatinX Child,” in English Language Notes 56, no. 2 (October 2018): 121–40; copyright 2018, The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate, all rights reserved, republished by permission of the copyright holder, and the present publisher, Duke University Press, www.dukeupress.edu.
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