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Post-Occidental Reason: The Crisis of Occidentalism and the Emergenc(y)e of Border Thinking

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter brings border thinking into conversation with postcoloniality through the colonial difference. Postcoloniality, and its equivalents—beyond Eurocentrism and Occidentalism—is both a ... More


Stance and Distance: Social Boundaries, Self‐Lamination, and Metalinguistic Anxiety in White Kenyan Narratives about the African Occult

Janet McIntosh

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the complex and sometimes contradictory linguistic and metalinguistic stances of white Kenyan speakers in their conversations about indigenous African religion and spirituality. ... More


Schooling the National Imagination: Education, English, and the Indian Modern

Shalini Advani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062752
eISBN:
9780199080205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book examines English studies in the school curriculum in India and, using this as a lens, explores the shifts in the construction of nationalism, modernity, and identity in independent India. ... More


Introduction

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ireland was for centuries the victim of English, or British, imperialist oppression. Ireland, north and south, is still the victim of imperialism. The ‘Black and Tan war’ of 1919–21 was the first ... More


Chroniclers and Revisionists

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes Irish historiography and revisionist historical writing. The counterattack against ‘revisionism’ has come above all from cultural and literary theorists; concepts of ... More


Colonialism, Criticism, and Cultural Theory

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses cultural and literary debates where anticolonialism, postcoloniality, postmodernism and poststructuralism intersect in the Irish as in many other contexts. It describes ... More


World Englishes or worlds of English? Pitfalls of a postcolonial discourse in Philippine English

T. Ruanni and F. Tupas

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the ideological foundations of a particular paradigm in the sociolinguistics of English, that of “world Englishes” (or “WE”), within theoretical and political contexts. It ... More


Nor-tec and the Postnational Imagination

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides a critical interpretation of the circumstances surrounding the production, consumption, and distribution of Nor-tec and attempts to attain a greater comprehension of the power ... More


After National Allegory

Shu-Mei Shih

in Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224513
eISBN:
9780520940154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224513.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the big question of what is internal to the allegorical form in Hong Kong. Is it possible that at the moment of allegorization, the actual “Hong Kong” disappears? What if, after ... More


Barack Hussein Obama, or, the Name of the Father

Tavia Nyong’o

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that many commentators have held forth the possibility that Barack Obama might be the United States’ first “post-racial” president. Others have subjected this notion to a perhaps ... More


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