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Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007036-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0703-6
.... Lowe, 1996; D. Rodriguez, 2009b; Sexton, 2008). As Elizabeth Povinelli and Rey Chow argue, liberal multiculturalism often relies on a politics of identity representation that is domesticated by nation- state and capitalist impera- tives (Povinelli, 2002, 29; Chow, 2002 ). Similarly, racial...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379010-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
... "disidentification." The 1992 riots in Los Angeles following the verdict that freed four white policemen accused of beating a Black man, Rodney King, are the most vivid eruption of the contradiction between multiculturalism as the representa- tion of the liberal state and the material poverty and disenfranchisement...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
...16 An Aesthetics of Multiculturalism Asian American Assimilation and the Learning Corporation of Amer i ca s Many Americans Series (1970 1982) N A D I N E C H A N From the early 1970s to the early 1980s, the Learning Corporation of Amer i ca (lca) produced a ten- part series, Many Americans, aimed...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... the aftermath of the past half century’s major movements for progressive social transformation, including the abolition of U.S. and South African apartheid, as well as liberal shifts in racial and colonial social texts, including the emergence of multiculturalism and state-ordained national antiracism...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... transborder redress culture to consider the new meanings they confer on questions of unredressability. While Asian America as a Cold War formation cannot escape shoring up the Cold War narrative of American justice, rescue, and liberation, the genealogy of Asian/American historical memories necessarily...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... references are a wild variety of po liti cal strategies. Thus conservative multiculturalism assimilates diference into the customs of the majority. Liberal multiculturalism subordinates diference to the claims of a universal citizenship. Pluralist multiculturalism corrals diference within a communally...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... PART III CULTURAL AND MULTICULTURAL QUESTIONS This page intentionally left blank I. The aim of this collection of essays is to facilitate a more sophisticated examination of the hitherto poorly elucidated phenomenon of racism and to examine the adequacy of the theoretical formulations...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
..., multicultuRal Realities | 395 has caused are legion, with barely any benefits going to the poor. . . . Dom­ inant neo­ liberal economic doctrines . . . have explic itly demanded an increase in in equality, including the reduction of all government welfare spending, the privatization of every thing that the...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... formation cannot escape shoring up the Cold War narrative of American justice, rescue, and liberation, the genealogy of Asian/American historical memories necessarily reveals the entangled histories of colonialism and the American imperial presence in Asia. The chapter illuminates the contradictory cultural...
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
...6Popular Perceptions of Dirty in Multicultural Lagos Lagos is welcoming, but the crowd is out of this world, O! It s no man s land. No discrimination. You can just come from nowhere and start up anything and you are good to go. phu- f- 63, interviewed by Olutoyosi Tokun In Enugu, anytime we go...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... VII From Soweto to Liberation Across the world, colonialism and statutory racial discrimination eroded in the decades following the Second World War. In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the “separate but equal” doctrine that formed the...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... This chapter introduces the tension between democracy and hierarchy in liberal social orders and links this to concepts of mixture and purity; it shows how Latin American mestizaje has historically been and is still today seen as force for democratization. ...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
...C H A P T E R f I f T E E N NOT YET: INDIGENEITY, ANTIBLACKNESS, AND ANTICOLONIAL LIBERATION J O D I A . B y R D The United States has a fundamental prob lem that it cannot figure out how to either resolve or move beyond. It cannot even decide how to name the prob lem. Sourcing through Chris tian...
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By Lalaie Ameeriar
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
.... This phenomenon contributes to the changing character of the Canadian multicultural state, which focuses on culture while ignoring the real material interests of minority groups. Paradoxically, then, liberal Canadian governance in the postcolonial, globalized world continues to attempt to colonize and...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... superbloggers’ journalistic and personal ethics is implied or stated outright by suggestions that they are either blogging for the pure love of fashion (and so do not require remuneration) or for the love of attention and free stuff. What contemporary constructions of Asian cheapness reveal about the liberal...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... This chapter discusses the ways that multicultural state ideologies about citizenship exclude Pakistani women who refuse liberal constructions of “South Asia.” This category is produced through a process of racialization that includes a range of actors and institutions at multiple scales...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
...C H A P T E R N I N E GENDERED ANTIBLACKNESS AND POLICE VIO LENCE IN THE FORMATIONS OF BRITISH PO LITI CAL LIBERALISM M O H A N A M B I K A I P A K E R The racial and state vio lence that Black women experience in Britain has never been recognized as an imperative of critical public- sphere issues...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... From Legitimacy to Dictatorship-and Back Again Leo Strauss's Critique of the Anti-Liberalism of Carl Schmitt Robert Howse Introduction The encounter between Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss remains a source of fascination and polemics for the friends and enemies of both...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... With the publication of her first novel in 1990, writer/performer Jessica Hagedorn emerged onto the national literary scene in the midst of U.S. culture wars. The era’s two critical currents of liberal multiculturalism and postcolonial studies impacted how scholars and readers figured Hagedorn’s...