Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

by Antoinette Burton
     
 

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Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and ruptures of colonial gender and sexual politics. As a whole, the

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Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and ruptures of colonial gender and sexual politics. As a whole, the essays illustrate that modern colonial regimes are never self-evidently hegemonic, but are always in process - subject to disruption and contest - and never finally accomplished; and are therefore unfinished business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415513685
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/09/2011
Series:
Routledge Research in Gender and History Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
246

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