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Title Postcolonial studies and beyond / edited by Ania Loomba [and others]
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 499 pages .)
Contents Beyond what? An introduction / Ania Loomba [and others] -- PART 1. GLOBALIZATION AND THE POSTCOLONIAL ECLIPSE -- Beyond the straits: postcolonial allegories of the globe / Peter Hulme -- On globalization, again! / Ali Behdad -- The ruins of empire: the national and global politics of America's return to Rome / Vilashini Cooppan -- The economic image-function of the periphery / Timothy Brennan -- PART 2. NEOLIBERALISM AND THE POSTCOLONIAL WORLD -- The end of history, again? Pursuing the past in the postcolony / Jean Comaroff -- A flight from freedom / Elizabeth A. Povinelli -- Decomposing modernity: history and hierarchy after development / James Ferguson -- "The deep thoughts the one in need falls into": quotidian experience and the perspectives of poetry in postliberation South Africa / Kelwyn Sole -- Between the Burqa and the beauty parlor? Globalization, cultural nationalism, and feminist politics / Nivedita Menon -- PART 3. BEYOND THE NATION-STATE (AND BACK AGAIN) -- Environmentalism and postcolonialism / Rob Nixon -- Beyond black Atlantic and postcolonial studies: the South African differences of Sol Plaatje and Peter Abrahams / Laura Chrisman -- Pathways to postcolonial nationhood: the democratization of difference in contemporary Latin America / Florencia E. Mallon -- Traveling multiculturalism: a trinational debate in translation / Robert Stan, Ella Shohat -- The ballad of the sad café: Israeli leisure, Palestinian terror, and the post/colonial question / Rebecca L. Stein -- PART 4. POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES AND THE DISCIPLINES IN TRANSFORMATION -- Hybridity and heresy: apartheid comparative religion in late antiquity / Daniel Boyarin -- Eugenic woman, semicolonialism, and colonial modernity as problems for postcolonial theory / Tani E. Barlow -- The social construction of postcolonial studies / David Scott -- Postcolonial studies and the study of history / Frederick Cooper -- The politics of postcolonial modernism / Neil Lazarus
Summary An interdisciplinary collection of essays designed to envision a wide-ranging and productive future for postcolonial studies, this text assesses the current state of the field and points toward its most promising new developments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-478) and index
Notes English
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Subject Postcolonialism -- Congresses
Globalization -- Congresses
Nation-state -- Congresses
Liberalism -- Congresses
15.59 history of great parts of the world, peoples, civilizations: other.
71.50 culture: general (sociology)
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
HISTORY -- World.
Pays en développement.
Relations internationales.
Aspects sociaux.
Aspects économiques.
Urbana-Champaign <2002>
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Congresses (form)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Loomba, Ania.
ISBN 9780822386650