Governing Intimacies in the Global South

About the series

Governing Intimacies in the Global South deploys the categories of intimacy and governance to offer novel insights into the subjects, politics and cultures of the global south. The series showcases work that speaks to the affective and intimate worlds of subjects located in Asia, Africa and Latin America while remaining attuned to governmental, social and other regulatory frames that undergird these worlds.

It seeks to bridge the gap between developmental analyses of the ‘rest of the world’, which theorise macro structures to the exclusion of the intimate, and the historical and ethnographic records of micro-settings, to allow these to speak to larger structural conditions and constraints. Emphasising the postcolonial making of gender, sexuality and race as categories of meaning and power, this series views the relation between intimacy and governance from a position of theorising from the south, contributing to a reimagining of the idea of global south itself.

Series editors
Srila Roy, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Nicky Falkof, Associate Professor of Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Editorial board
Raewyn Connell, University of Sydney
Mónica Moreno Figueroa, University of Cambridge
Yasmin Gunaratnam, Goldsmiths, University of London
Shireen Hassim, Carleton University
Dolly Kikon, University of Melbourne
Stephen Legg, University of Nottingham
Madhavi Menon, Ashoka University
Sara Mourad, American University of Beirut
Laura Moutinho, Universidade De São Paulo
Grace Musila, University of the Witwatersrand
Jennifer C. Nash, Duke University
Sarah Nuttall, University of the Witwatersrand
Federico Navarette, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Gibson Ncube, University of Zimbabwe
Kopano Ratele, South African Medical Research Council and UNISA
Gayatri Spivak, Columbia University

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