❴Reading❵ ➿ The Postcolonial Aura Third World Criticism in the Age of Global Capitalism Author Arif Dirlik – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The essays in this volume range from uestions of cultural self representation in China to general problems of reconceptualizing global relationships in response to contemporary changes Although the ne The essays in this volume range Aura Third ePUB ☆ from uestions of cultural self representation in China to general problems of reconceptualizing global relationships in response The Postcolonial Epub / to contemporary changes Although the new era of global capitalism calls for the remapping of global relations such remapping must be informed both by Postcolonial Aura Third ePUB ´ a grasp of contemporary structures of economic political and cultural power and by memories of earlier radical visions of society Without these two conditions Postcolonial Aura Third World Criticism ePUB ´ Arif Dirlik argues the current preoccupation with Eurocentrism ethnic diversity and multiculturalism distract from issues of power that dominate global relations and that find expression in murderous ethnic conflictsIn lieu of multiculturalism Dirlik offers “multi historicalism” which presupposes a historically grounded conception of cultural difference seeks in different histories alternative visions of human society and stresses divergent historical trajectories against a future colonized presently by an ideology of capital Arguing that the operations of capital have brought the uestion of the local to the fore he points to “indigenism” as a source of paradigms of social relations and relationships to nature to challenge the voracious developmentalism that undermines local welfare globally.
- 272 pages
- The Postcolonial Aura Third World Criticism in the Age of Global Capitalism
- Arif Dirlik
- 05 February 2015 Arif Dirlik