Theory in an Uneven World / Edition 1

Theory in an Uneven World / Edition 1

by R. Radhakrishnan, Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631175385

ISBN-13: 9780631175384

Pub. Date: 10/20/2003

Publisher: Wiley

How can we handle the unevenness between the West and the Rest? How inevitable is the binary logic of winners and losers? How can theory help us resolve our ethical and political problems? Can theory help us think beyond the “winner talks all” model by articulating strong connections between ethics and politics?

This major intervention into debates

Overview

How can we handle the unevenness between the West and the Rest? How inevitable is the binary logic of winners and losers? How can theory help us resolve our ethical and political problems? Can theory help us think beyond the “winner talks all” model by articulating strong connections between ethics and politics?

This major intervention into debates about the postcolonial and the global proposes that theory should embody unevenness. Radhakrishnan’s thought-provoking engagement with theorists and writers from around the world will fascinate readers across a wide range of disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631175384
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Postmodernism and the Rest of the World.

2. The Use and Abuse of Multiculturalism.

3. Globalization, Desire, and the Politics of Representation.

4. Derivative Discourses and the Problem of Signification.

5. Theory in an Uneven World.

Notes.

Index

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