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Title Decolonizing enlightenment : transnational justice, human rights and democracy in a postcolonial world / Nikita Dhawan, editor
Published Opladen [Germany] : Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (335 pages)
Series Politik und Geschlecht ; Volume 24
Politik und Geschlecht ; Volume 24
Contents Cover; Decolonizing Enlightenment; Contents; Introduction; I. Entangled Legacies; Affirmative Sabotage of the Master's Tools: The Paradox of Postcolonial Enlightenment; The Disenchantment of Enlightenment; Re-enchantment of Enlightenment; Imperialist Enlightenment or Enlightenment Against Imperialism?; Enlightenment Is Critique; Do not Accuse, Do not Excuse; Bibliography; Under (Post)colonial Eyes: Kant, Foucault, and Critique; Critique, Enlightenment, and (Post)Colonial Interventions; Foucault's Introduction to Kant's Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View; Kant's Concept of Race
A Historical Claim for Justice: Re-configuring the Enlightenment for and from the MarginsContesting Racism in Imperial Germany; Discourse of Difference; The Anthropological Gaze of the Spectacle: Social Practices of Difference; A Feminist History of Racism; Taking the Stage Again; Renewing Enlightenment; Bibliography; Feminist Justice Beyond Law: Spivakian "Ab-Use" of Enlightenment Textuality in Imagining the Other; Introduction; Textually Placing the Native Informant: Spivak Reading Kant; Is Postcolonialism a Feminism? Native Informant as Woman
Liberal Theories of Justice and their Exclusionary Mechanisms: John Rawls's "Decent Peoples"Beyond the Parish Walls? Martha Nussbaum's Capabilities Approach; Justice as an Experience of the Impossible: Postcolonial Feminist Interventions to Liberal Theories of Justice; Bibliography; III. Human Rights; The Other Side of the Story: Human Rights, Race, and Gender from a Transatlantic Perspective; Introduction; Subjectivity and Sovereignty: "I Conquer" and the Imperial Attitude; The Imperial Attitude and Human Rights; Conclusion; Bibliography
Perpetual CritiqueBibliography; Hegel and the Black Atlantic: Universalism, Humanism and Relation; Hegel in Paris; Aimé Césaire: Négritude and Aufhebung; Franz Fanon: Recognition and Revolution; Edouard Glissant: Relation and Totality; Postcolonial Cannibalism; Bibliography; Uncanny Entanglements: Holocaust, Colonialism, and Enlightenment; Uncanny Questions; The Shoah: Rupture in Civilization or Civilized Evil?; The Banality of Evil; Enlarged Thinking; (Re- )Education or What to Do After Evil?; Bibliography; II. Transnational Justice
Through and Beyond "Law": Toward a Feminist JusticeA Situated Problem: Staging the Ethical; Conclusion: Feminism of the Singular?; Bibliography; A Modest Proposal for Transnational Justice and Political Responsibility; Post_colonial Feminist Contestations of Transnational Justice; Responsibility to Transnational Justice; Making Privileged Irresponsibility and Epistemic Ignorance Matter in Conceptualizing Responsibility; Identifying the Agents of Transnational Justice; Conclusion; Bibliography; Decolonizing Theories of Global Justice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 8, 2014)
Subject Decolonization -- History.
Postcolonialism -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Dhawan, Nikita, editor.
ISBN 3847403141