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Mark Hobart

identify serious problems with the Eurocentrism of international media studies, including simplistic dichotomising such as The West vs. The Rest, or The Metropolitan vs. The Native. Inden discusses how existing approaches fail to come to grips with Indian commercial cinema. He shows how Indian

South Korea’s Developmentalist Worldview

Representations and Identities in the Discourse of Seonjinguk

Jongtae Kim

the Colonisation Metaphor”. Third World Quarterly 23(3): 421–436. Brohman, John (1995) “Universalism, Eurocentrism, and Ideological Bias in Development Studies: From Modernisation to Neoliberalism”. Third World Quarterly 16(1): 121–140. Cavalcanti, Joabe G. (2007) “Development versus

Simon C. Kemper

palaces alike to reconfigure what war meant to those fighting it. Taking the baton will allow new contributions to the parity debate, which go beyond Eurocentrism and its counterpart Revisionist Model which denies technological divergence between Asia and Europe. This volume addresses the warrior rather

Film Studies in Indonesia

An Experiment of a New Generation

Intan Paramaditha

Shohat’s term (1994)—‘unthinking Eurocentrism’ in film studies. The awareness of the international characteristics of film studies manifests in writings about Western cinemas or Asian Cinema. Meanwhile, we are also reminded that the desire for cosmopolitanism is one of the characteristics of the post

José-Manuel Barreto

world and elaborating new ones; and, third, establishing a dialogue between these two approaches. The critique of Eurocentrism can be enacted by pointing to any of the multiple limits or gaps of Western thinking, or by making evident the contrast between the claims European knowledge usually makes about

Judith Schlehe

) “Cosmopolitanism,” in Noel B. Salazar and Kiran Jayaram (eds.) Keywords of mobility. Critical engagements . New York, Oxford: Berghahn, Pp. 33–54. Alatas, Syed Farid (2006) Alternative discourses in Asian social sciences. Responses to Eurocentrism . New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London, Singapore: Sage Publications

Mark Hobart

looks like lively debate actually disguises endemic incoherence. The problems are only made worse outside the Euro-American world, where Eurocentrism is naturalised under the aegis of modernisation. Knowledge, being abstract, generally requires depicting through unacknowledged metaphor. Consider the


Jin Liqun

world war due to Eurocentrism, and virtually no one has questioned this; the second world war, on the other hand, included wars within the Far East and the Pacific, and was definitely worthy of being called a “world” war


Hans Derks

man has not been dead for a century! Zang writes: But the real tragedy for Weber, or his nightmare… when China’s legal theorists turned against him by treating him as an icon for Eurocentrism… the second period is essentially an anti-modern project camouflaged in postmodernist terms… the real


Hans Derks

’s and the reverse. This argument is, furthermore, used as a “proof” of Western superiority, always defined in capitalist and industrial terms. With these theories all kinds of political and economic aims, measures and actions can be legitimated from Eurocentrism and ethnocentrism to imperialist