Post Tagged with: "Post-Colonialism"

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Contemporary practices of schooling reflect ethnocentrism as universal truth, reinforcing power relations that resulted from colonial rule by maintaining binaries.

Palestine in Britain: Sovereignty and Diplomacy After Balfour

Palestine in Britain: Sovereignty and Diplomacy After Balfour

Palestinians should move to express freedom and dignity through an extended notion of sovereignty that will not be mediated by statist diplomatic practices.

Informal Colonialism of Egyptology: The French Expedition to the Security State

Informal Colonialism of Egyptology: The French Expedition to the Security State

Western Egyptology offers Egyptian elites a legitimising ideological narrative of paternalist rule, thus the decolonisation of Egyptology is an imminently political act.

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

Normation, normalization and nomos shift the focus from treating a norm as given to considering its initial constitution, to account for the form that a norm takes.

International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory

The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.

Using Gender Lenses to Decolonize Trauma and Memory in IR

Using Gender Lenses to Decolonize Trauma and Memory in IR

The intersections of two bodies of literature—feminist perspectives in (and on) IR and the study of traumatic memory in IR—offer a promising avenue for research.

Playing with Exclusionary Logics: Alternative Spatio-Temporal Understandings

Playing with Exclusionary Logics: Alternative Spatio-Temporal Understandings

An alternative spatio-temporal imagery is an ‘invitation to become lost in the world’. Everyday experiences drive the need to rethink our understanding in and of IR.

Will the Caribbean’s Reparations Claim Succeed?

Will the Caribbean’s Reparations Claim Succeed?

The Caribbean countries have attempted to link their present-day ills to the role of slavery and colonial rule, and seek reparations as part of a new development agenda.

The Postcolonial/Public Intellectual

The Postcolonial/Public Intellectual

Seeking Europe’s affirmation of what counts as ‘philosophy’ or who counts as a ‘public intellectual’ matters less than pointing out that the standards used to measure who or what qualifies may never be met by postcolonial thought.

To What Extent is Britain Post-Colonial?

To What Extent is Britain Post-Colonial?

The British majority is anti-colonial rather than post-colonial, while the elites remain dangerously wedded to colonial era values and appear to believe that with this outlook Britain can be made great again.

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