A timely examination of the ‘embodied resistance to medical diagnosis’. . . .[that] persuasively conveys the urgency for a transnational reevaluation of health regimes.--
--Contemporary Women’s Writing

 Examines migration flows and transnational ties through a gendered framework that challenges a predominantly male-constructed migratory process. . . .An insightful (re)interpretation of black women’s experiences both in the United States and beyond.--
--Women's Studies

 A significant study of the black female body. Contributes to the dialogue on the recognition of the female body in society.--
--Small Axe

 With impressive scholarship, lucid and elegant style, and an independent-minded analysis . . . [Alexander] presents a critically engaging and in-depth study of race, gender, sexuality, and identity as a lived and contested reality.--
--College Language Association Journal