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Constellations of the Transnational. Modernity, Culture, Critique. (Thamyris 14) (Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex, and Race) [Paperback]

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In the wake of proliferating discourses around globalisation and culture, some central questions around cultural politics have acquired a commonsensical and hegemonic character in contemporary intellectual discourse. The politics of difference, the possibilities of hybridity and the potential of multiple liminalities frame much discussion around the transnational dimensions of culture and post-identity politics. In this volume, the economic, political and social consequences of the focus on culture in contemporary theories of globalization are analysed around the disparate fields of architecture, museum discourse, satellite television, dub poetry, carnival and sub-national theatre. The discourses of hybridity, diaspora, cultural difference minoritization are critically interrogated and engaged with through close analysis of cultural objects and practices. The essays thus intervene in the debate around modernity, globalization and cultural politics, and the volume as a whole provides a critical constellation through which the complexity of transnational culture can be framed. Thinking through the particular, the essays limn the absent universality of forms of capitalist globalization and the volume as a whole provides multiple perspectives from ....



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Studio: Editions Rodopi
Pages   181
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 9, 2007
Publisher   Editions Rodopi
ISBN  9042021195  
ISBN13  9789042021198  


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