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Abusharaf, Rogaia, 237 n. 72
Ackerman, Frank, 224 n. 75
Advertising: of Barbie, 103–4, 108;
global, 94–95; identity politics and,
95; of su√rage, 29; to women, 109. See
also Marketing
Afghanistan, women’s rights in, 133–34
Africa: diaspora from, 49; female genital
mutilation in, 177, 179; refugees from,
59, 173; slave trade and, 50–52
Agosin, Marjorie, 130, 136–37, 155–56,
231 nn. 24–25, 232 n. 54, 234 n. 115
aissf (All India Sikh Student Federation),
185, 187
Al-Raida, 144–45
Alarcon, Norma, 232 n. 53
Alexander, M. Jacquie, 223 n. 60, 232
n. 67
Alexander, Meena, 75, 227 n. 106
All India Sikh Student Federation (aissf),
185, 187
Alonso-Zaldivar, Ricardo, 222 n. 29
Alston, Phillip, 230 n. 12, 231 nn. 31–33,
231 nn. 35–36
‘‘America’’: choice represented by, 66–
68, 99–100; freedom represented by,
8–9, 98–99, 170–71, 205–6; idea of,
207–8; identity in, 2, 76–78; imagin-
aries of, 9–10; meaning of, 2–3, 9–10,
196–97; national identity in, 2; after
9/11, 208–9; for prospective
migrants, 6–7. See also United States
American, ‘‘becoming,’’ 203; defined, 64;
by purchasing Barbie, 119–20;
through multiculturalism, 7, 200–
202; whiteness and, 7
‘‘American Dream,’’ 4–14
American flag, after 9/11, 211–12,
214–18
‘‘American lifestyle,’’ 94–96
‘‘Americanness,’’ 5, 7–8, 93–94, 98–99,
214
American subjects, 1, 60–61
‘‘American values,’’ 149–50
‘‘American way of life,’’ 9, 203–4, 203–
9, 205, 206
Amnesty International, 171–72
Anaya, S. James, 232 n. 48
Anker, Deborah, 236 n. 59
Anzaldua, Gloria, 232 n. 53, 239 n. 11
Appadurai, Arjun, 30, 84, 99, 223 n. 43,
224 n. 4, 224 n. 67, 224 n. 75, 228 n.
12, 228 n. 15, 229 n. 51
‘‘Area studies,’’ 33
Arranged Marriage (Divakaruni), 77
Arulanantham, Ahilan, 235 n. 26
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