This volume examines acts of resistance and subversion by people of colour as central to the unfolding dialogue with Western hegemony. The author questions the cliches that stereotype Third World cultures. He analyzes a version of postcolonialism in US legitimizing discourse on the Philippines.
This volume examines acts of resistance and subversion by people of colour as central to the unfolding dialogue with Western hegemony. The author questions the various cliches that stereotype Third World cultures. He analyzes a version of postcolonialism in US legitimizing discourse on the Philippines and explores the academic versions of multiculturalism and civil society. He revisits the memory of national liberation struggles (Fanon, Cabral, Che Guevara) on the face of the spread of globalized capitalism.
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'In a wide-ranging and intricately argued riposte to postmodern currents within post-colonial studies, San Juan consistently argues for the necessity of employing historical materialist analysis to the plight and struggles of post-colonial peoples... [A] wonderful interdisciplinary venture.' - Choice 'The arguments that are raised throughout the book are nothing short of impressive...it should be essential reading...' - Ananth Aiyer, Nature, Society, and Thought
About E. San Juan, Jr.
E. SAN JUAN, Jr. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Cultures at Washington State University and is author of the prize-winning Racial/Formations/Critical Formations as well as Hegemony and Strategies of Transgression and The Philippine Temptation.
Table of Contents
Introduction Interrogations and Interventions: Who Speaks for Whom? Postcolonial Theory versus Philippine Reality Unspeakable Subalterns: Lessons from Gramsci, Cabral, Freire The Multicultural Imaginary: Problematizing Identity and the Ideology of Racism Revisiting an 'Internal Colony': U.S. Asian Cultural Formations and the Metamorphosis of Ethnic Discourse Globalization, Dialogic Nation, Diaspora For a Critique of Imperial 'American Exceptionalism' and the Discourse of Civil Society Beyond Post-Colonial Theory: The Mass Line in C.L.R. James Imagining the End of Empire: Emergencies and Breakthroughs Notes Bibliography Index
Beyond Postcolonial Theory by E. San Juan, Jr.
E. San Juan, Jr.
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