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Conclusion: Empire and the Western Canon

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter discusses how the emergence of the discipline of English in colonial India, its origin within strategies of sociopolitical control, gave rise to fresh inquiry into possible ... More


Political Limits of International Human Rights: A Response (or a Rejoinder) to Christian Reus-Smit

Başak Çalı

in The Limits of Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198824756
eISBN:
9780191863479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824756.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the political limits of international human rights, but disagrees with the realist international relations and the Western hegemony approaches as to how we may locate and ... More


Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Autochthonomies is an intellectual project that engages readers in an interpretive journey: it engages and describes a process by which readers of texts created by artists and actors of African ... More


A Trojan Horse?

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the argument that R2P is a front for Western neo-imperialism. It shows that there is little evidence to support this claim and that this argument ignores the extensive ... More


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