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Globalization from a postcolonial perspective

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 5065 words.

‘Globalization from a postcolonial perspective’ explores the impact of globalization and multi- and transnational companies in the world economy. Few people outside the world of business...

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History and power, from below and above

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 5708 words.

‘History and power, from below and above’ explores how Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was an example of what Salman Rushdie characterizes as the...

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Hybridity

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 6682 words.

‘Hybridity’ explores the musical form raï, which originally developed soon after independence in the cosmopolitan port city of Wahrān (Oran), in western Algeria. The term ‘raï’ literally...

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Introduction

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 2643 words.

Since the early 1980s, postcolonialism has attempted to shift the dominant ways in which the relations between western and non-western people and their worlds are viewed. Postcolonialism: A...

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Postcolonial feminism

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 8108 words.

‘Postcolonial feminism’ asks: What makes postcolonial feminism ‘postcolonial’? Can it be distinguished from such categories as ‘third-world feminism’ or ‘women in third-world politics’? At...

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Postcolonialism

Robert J. C. Young.

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 192 pages.

Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction explores the political, social, and cultural effects of decolonization, continuing the anti-colonial challenge to western dominance. It explores...

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Space and land

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 7202 words.

‘Space and land’ explores one of the most banal but fundamentally important features of colonial power: the appropriation of land. In many societies, the problem of landlessness is one of...

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Subaltern knowledge

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 4337 words.

‘Subaltern knowledge’ explains how the terms ‘tricontinental’ and ‘third world’ retain their power because they suggest an alternative culture, an alternative ‘epistemology’, or system of...

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Translation

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 2459 words.

‘Translation’ argues that nothing comes closer to the central activity and political dynamic of postcolonialism than the concept of translation. To translate a text from one language to...

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