Overcoming the Impasse? Postcolonialism and Globalisation Studies
Revathi Krishnaswamy and John C. Hawley, eds. The Post-Colonial and the Global, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007.
More than a decade ago, Stuart Hall remarked that the “two halves of the current debate on modernity—the postcolonial and the analysis of the new developments in global capitalism—have largely proceeded in relative isolation from one another and to their mutual cost” (Hall, 1996) . It is only now that a collection of essays, edited by Revathi Krishnaswamy and John Hawley, seeks to rectify this damaging and disabling impasse between postcolonial studies and globalization theory.
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