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  1. Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts

    3rd Edition

    By Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This hugely popular A-Z guide provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which characterize post-colonialism: explaining what it is, where it is encountered and the crucial part it plays in debates about race, gender, politics, language and identity. For this third edition over thirty new...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. African City Textualities

    Edited by Ranka Primorac

    The stereotype of Africa as a predominantly 'natural' space ignores the existence of vibrant and cosmopolitan urban environments on the continent. Far from merely embodying backwardness and lack, African cities are sites of complex and diverse cultural productions which participate in...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Deconstructing Europe

    Postcolonial Perspectives

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi, Bolette B. Blaagaard

    This book engages with the question of what makes Europe postcolonial and how memory, whiteness and religion figure in representations and manifestations of European ‘identity’ and self-perception. To deconstruct Europe is necessary as its definition is now contested more than ever, both internally...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Communalism and Globalization in South Asia and its Diaspora

    Edited by Deana Heath, Chandana Mathur

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Taking as its premise the belief that communalism is not a resurgence of tradition but is instead an inherently modern phenomenon, as well as a product of the fundamental agencies and ideas of modernity, and that globalization is neither a unique nor unprecedented process, this book addresses the...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World

    Social movements, networks and hierarchies

    By Athina Karatzogianni, Andrew Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines issues of organisation in resistance movements, discussing topics including the integration of the world system, the intersection of networks with discourses of identity, and the possibility of social transformation. Drawing on a number of theorists including Deleuze and...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Literary Theory

    An Anthology

    Edited by Richard J. Lane

    Global Literary Theory: An Anthology comprises a selection of classic, must-read essays alongside contemporary and global extracts, providing an engaging and timely overview of literary theory. The volume is thoroughly introduced in the General Introduction and Part Introductions and each piece is...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. State Formation and Radical Democracy in India

    By Manali Desai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    State Formation and Radical Democracy in India analyzes one of the most important cases of developmental change in the twentieth century, namely, Kerala in southern India and begs the question of whether insurgency among the marginalized poor can use formal representative democracy to create...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English

    Idea, Nation, State

    By Cara N. Cilano

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Looking at a wide selection of Pakistani novels in English, this book explores how literary texts imaginatively probe the past, convey the present, and project a future in terms that facilitate a sense of collective belonging. The novels discussed cover a range of historical movements and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature

    Edited by Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    What can literary theory reveal about discourses and practices of human rights, and how can human rights frameworks help to make sense of literature? How have human rights concerns shaped the literary marketplace, and how can literature impact human rights concerns? Essays in this volume theorize...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Archives of the Black Atlantic

    Reading Between Literature and History

    By Wendy W. Walters

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    Many African diasporic novelists and poets allude to or cite archival documents in their writings, foregrounding the elements of archival research and data in their literary texts, and revising the material remnants of the archive. This book reads black historical novels and poetry in an...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge