INDEX
Numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
abstract labor: of Asian North Americans,
8, 16, 33–34, 43–44, 46, 48, 53, 56–62,
76, 122, 123, 130, 132, 147; commodity
value of, 11–12, 46–47, 113, 193–94;
concrete labor vs., 9, 11, 45–46, 130,
154, 194–95; dehumanization of, 54,
196; nonequivalence and, 166–67;
notion of, 9; perversion and, 58,
59–61, 71, 114; queer vitalism of, 53,
54–56; romantic anticapitalism and,
43, 46–47, 71–72, 122, 130, 133, 154;
sexuality and, 45, 64; substitutions
and, 58–60, 62; temporality of, 12, 45,
53, 54, 56–57, 71, 76, 114, 130, 192
Adams, Ansel, 77, 79, 83, 84, 86, 90, 92,
112
affirmative action, 4
African Americans: Buffalo Soldiers, 22;
exclusion of, 26, 27–29, 32, 33, 148;
Indigenous populations and, 25; labor
after emancipation, 30–31. See also
blackness; slavery
Aiiieeee! Collective, 100
Alfred, Taiaiake, 18
alien labor: as dangerous supplement,
53–65; disposable/undisposable, 29,
31–34; exploitation of, 10, 24, 27, 32,
45, 56; identification with Indigenous
peoples, 132–35, 146–47; Indigenous
land and, 25–31; settler colonialism
and, 16, 19, 23–24, 25, 34, 80, 104. See
also abstract labor; specific populations
Alien Land Laws, 120, 121
Andre, Carl, 159
anti-Asian sentiment, 6, 22–23, 71–72, 77,
85, 100, 103, 119–21, 127, 128, 154, 171
anti-Semitism, 4–5, 6–7, 15–16, 103, 128–
29, 192, 201n59
arrivant, use of term, 20
Asawa, Ruth, 115–18
Asian North Americans: abstract labor of,
8, 16, 33–34, 43–44, 46, 48, 53, 56–57,
76, 122, 123, 130, 132, 147, 192–93; af-
firmative action and, 4; anti-Asian sen-
timent, 6, 22–23, 71–72, 77, 85, 100,
103, 119–21, 127, 128, 154, 170, 171;
capital and, 3–4; cultural politics, 100;
cultural production of, 8; effeminate
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