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Creolizing political theory : reading Rousseau through Fanon

Author: Jane Anna Gordon
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Series: Just ideas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Might creolization offer political theory an approach that would better reflect the heterogeneity of political life? After all, it describes mixtures that were not supposed to have emerged in the plantation societies of the Caribbean but did so through their capacity to exemplify living culture, thought, and political practice. Similar processes continue today, when people who once were strangers find themselves  Read more...
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Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Frantz Fanon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Anna Gordon
ISBN: 9780823254811 082325481X 9780823254828 0823254828
OCLC Number: 856647604
Description: xv, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Delegitimating Decadent Discourses of Inquiry --
2. Decolonizing Disciplinary Methods --
3. Squaring the Circle: Rousseau's General Will --
4. Creolizing the General Will: Fanonian National Consciousness --
5. Thinking through Creolization --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Just ideas.
Responsibility: Jane Anna Gordon.

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Asking whether it is possible to develop an approach to studying political life that reflects its heterogeneity, Jane Anna Gordon offers the creolization of political theory as a response. Offering a  Read more...

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