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Decolonial Feminism and Global Politics: Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Rosalba Icaza

in Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Decolonial thinking has introduced border thinking as an epistemological position that contributes to a shift in the forms of knowing in which the world is thought from the concrete incarnated ... More


Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Petula Sik Ying Ho and A. Ka Tat Tsang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The anthology provides an exemplary methodological model of community-based research through the authors’ studies on sexual and erotic attitudes and practices of gay men and middle-aged women in Hong ... More


Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Patrick Saveau and Veronique Machelidon (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume takes the pulse of French post-coloniality by studying representations of trans-Mediterranean immigration to France in recent literature, television and film. The writers and filmmakers ... More


Decolonial Love: Salvation in Colonial Modernity

Joseph Drexler-Dreis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281886
eISBN:
9780823286003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281886.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book raises the question of what it means to engage in theological reflection in an authentic way in the present context of global coloniality. In response to the historical manifestations of ... More


Dimensions of Precarity and Possibility in Peru

Krista E. Van Vleet

in Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042782
eISBN:
9780252051647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042782.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes contemporary Peru, and the highland Andean region, as the wider context in which the residence, Palomitáy, is situated. The chapter first explains the particularities of ... More


Northbound Colonialism: Reinventing Hong Kong Chinese

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates postcolonial cultural politics by drawing upon a few examples from a special issue of the Bulletin of Hong Kong Cultural Studies (BHKCS) published in 1996 — one year before ... More


Afterword

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This afterword argues that the practices of mediation, classification, and demarcation elaborated by trans-imperial subjects in early modern Venice constituted important elements in the genealogy of ... More


Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes

Ana Deumert, Anne Storch, and Nick Shepherd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198793205
eISBN:
9780191835124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793205.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The discipline of linguistics in general, and the field of African linguistics in particular, appear to be facing a paradigm shift. There is a strong movement away from established methodologies and ... More


Decolonizing Western Epistemology / Building Decolonial Epistemologies

Walter Mignolo

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The essay by Walter Mignolo defines decolonialism and differentiates it from anticolonial and anticapitalist struggles framed within Western civilization. The two pillars of decolonial thinking are ... More


Methodological Notes toward a Decolonial Feminism

María Lugones

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

María Lugones’ essay begins by reasserting the importance of understanding the inseparability of race and gender and the coalitional meaning of Women of Color: a term that reveals the self as well as ... More


Gharbzadegi: The Condition of Coloniality

Hamid Dabashi

in The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The study of Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s arguably most seminal text Gharbzadegi (Westoxication) has historically suffered from a mode of bizarre nativism that has in turn projected the nativism of the Iranian ... More


Madness and the Politically Real: Reflections on Violence in Postdictatorial Spain

Begoña Aretxaga

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores violence in post-dictatorial Spain. It raises questions about the elements of post-coloniality that extend beyond what is normally considered the postcolonial world, ... More


Contested medical knowledge and regional self-fashioning

Yarí Pérez Marín

in Marvels of Medicine: Literature and Scientific Enquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622508
eISBN:
9781800851016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622508.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 analyses Juan de Cárdenas’s Problemas y secretos maravillosos de las Indias in the context of the negative critiques it offered of two contemporaries who had written about New World ... More


Postcolonial Borges: Argument and Artistry

Robin Fiddian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794714
eISBN:
9780191836176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794714.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This work considers geopolitical and postcolonial themes in a range of writings by Jorge Luis Borges, analysing the development of a postcolonial sensibility in works such as ‘Mythical Founding of ... More


Decolonizing Moves: Beyond Eurocentric Culture, Narrative, and Identity

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how globalization through the mechanism of neoliberalization shapes spaces, places, and identities. It is argued that a “decolonial perspective” on Euro-American psychology ... More


Monsters by Trade: Slave Traffickers in Modern Spanish Literature and Culture

Lisa Surwillo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804788793
eISBN:
9780804791830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788793.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1808, the transatlantic slave trade began its transformation from a legal to an illegal enterprise. Although Spain signed a series of treaties outlawing the slave trade in the first third of the ... More


Planetarity

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter calls for a planetary approach to modernist studies through the millennia; adapting cubist multi-perspectivism and Wallace Stevens’s “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” the chapter ... More


Transatlantic Coloniality in 1940s Cuba

Francisco Fernández de Alba

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

“Transatlantic Coloniality” focuses on the work of Wifredo Lam and Virgilio Piñera to explore the construction of a national Cuban cannon in the 40s. From the perspective of Transatlantic Studies, ... More


The Entanglement of Christian Theology and the Coloniality of Power: The Possibilities of a Response

Joseph Drexler-Dreis

in Decolonial Love: Salvation in Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281886
eISBN:
9780823286003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281886.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The second chapter investigates the link between Christian thought and the historical matrix decolonial thinkers have theorized as the coloniality of power. In light of the historical theory of ... More


Decolonizing Peacebuilding

Atalia Omer

in Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter asks how the examination of American Jewish Palestine solidarity activists' processes of re-imagining Jewishness contributes to the broader study of religion, violence, and the practices ... More


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