Quid Pro Quo Citizenship: Weight Loss, Fitness, and the Desirable Latino Subject-Soldier


For Latina/o communities, military service has historically maintained a dual function characterized by the exchange of the Latino body as soldier for a claim to citizenship and belonging (Ramos-Zayas 2011, 351-353). This is... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Cassy Griff (University of Maryland, College Park)

Topic Areas

Cultural Studies , Feminist and Women's Studies , Gender Studies , Legal Studies , Medicine, Health and Well-Being , Politics , Public Health , Social Science--Qualitative , Central American , Chicano/a -- Mexican


SOC-9 » Precarious Subjects: Migration, Erasure, and Death (3:30pm - Thursday, 7th July, San Gabriel)

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