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Conversations in postcolonial thought

Author: Katy P Sian
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Based on original material, this book offers a series of 12 conversational interviews with a diverse set of postcolonial thinkers from across the globe in the social sciences and humanities. Using a biographical approach to map out life histories, uniquely this book not only examines the key ideas of the thinkers interviewed, but it also invites readers to share their personal journeys to help one understand the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katy P Sian
ISBN: 9781137465658 1137465654
OCLC Number: 884299321
Description: 218 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The quest for the postcolonial --
1. Sara Ahmed --
2. David Theo Goldberg --
3. Catherine Hall --
4. Boaventura de Sousa Santos --
5. Vron Ware --
6. Ash Amin --
7. Avtar Brah --
8. Howard Winant --
9. Heidi Mirza --
10. S. Sayyid --
11. Ronit Lentin --
12. Paul Gilroy --
Conclusion: Postcolonial crossroads: between the devil and the deep blue sea.
Responsibility: edited by Katy P. Sian.

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Offering 12 interviews with postcolonial thinkers in the social sciences and humanities, this collection features theorists such as Sara Ahmed and Paul Gilroy. Topics range from Bob Marley to the  Read more...

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"This insightful and much needed book draws on the thoughts of a range of contemporary scholars of 'race', racism, ethnicity, and decolonial thought to shed light on the politics of the postcolonial Read more...

 
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