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will argue that postcolonial theory has a contribution to make to globalization and vice versa and that postcolonialism and globalization can indeed occupy the same discursive space. In conceptualizing the relationship, I present brief defi nitions of the con- cepts. I discuss defi nitions of these terms

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology
Author: Melanie Thomson

the negative and essentialized ways in which the city’s relationship to wildlife has been represented in postcolonial theory and animal geography. Th e paper further explores these theoretical framings of the city in the empirical context of the relocation of an urban, flying fox colony, which

In: Society & Animals

Introduction Vivek Chibber’s Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital 1 has generated an unusual amount of attention for an academic work – particularly so for a text dealing with a number of complex and sometimes arcane theoretical issues. 2 Chibber’s critique of Subaltern Studies

In: Historical Materialism
Author: Greg Dawes

Dawes/San Juan Beyond Postcolonial Theory E. San Juan London: Macmillan, 1998 Reviewed by Greg Dawes Beyond the phrases of 'postcolonialism' The most recent of them have found the correct expression for their activity when they declare they are only fighting against 'phrases'.They forget

In: Historical Materialism
Author: Paul Sharrad

Debates around postcolonial theory often arise from misunderstandings owing to translation from one disciplinary context to another. This article acknowledges real material limits to text-centred theory and critiques the uninspected use of hybridity as a concept/textual practice of subversion. The term has a range of meanings and does different work in different situations. Using examples from modern writing in the Pacific region, a situated dynamic of juxtaposed elements defined as ‘syncretic counterpoint’ is argued for. This conflictual mix resists both hybrid amalgamation and irony, permitting an assertion of indigenous difference that simultaneously allows for modern globalised complexity.

In: Reconstructing Hybridity
Author: Waïl Hassan

POSTCOLONIAL THEORY AND MODERN ARABIC LITERATURE: HORIZONS OF APPLICATION I. Introduction One of the ironies of postcolonial studies is that colonial discourse analysis began with several theorists who studied colonialism in the Arab world: Albert Memmi (in Tunisia), Frantz Fanon (in Algeria

In: Journal of Arabic Literature
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provinces did not operate through the center-periphery model criticized by postcolonial theory; they constituted provincial centers, marked not merely by geography but by “a set of relationships,” holding together “the singularity of the local with the entirety of large-scale dynamics” (Aymes 7). Third

In: Journal of World Literature
Author: Deborah Goodwin

in the period, is demonstrated by the application of postcolonial discourse analysis to the psalms commentary by Herbert of Bosham. Keywords Christian Hebraism, postcolonial theory, postcolonial discourse analysis, Herbert of Bosham, medieval exegesis, Judaism, twelfth-century renaissance, Christian

In: Medieval Encounters
In: Fair Play: Diversity and Conflicts in Early Christianity: