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Critical Times 9355193.
Published: 24 May 2021
...Adom Getachew; Karuna Mantena Abstract This essay surveys some recent attempts to decolonize political theory and engage with non-western political thinkers and traditions, especially anticolonialism. Our concern is that these engagements remain too centered on western political thought as the...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 73–89.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Gurminder K. Bhambra Abstract Theorists working within the Frankfurt School tradition of critical theory have not been immune to calls to “decolonize” that have been circulating in and beyond the academic world. This article asks what it means to seek to decolonize a tradition of thought that has...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2019
... local histories and practices, then we cannot be training ourselves merely to enter existing fields of settled knowledges that have emerged from the history and location of the Global North. The article concludes with a look at some attempts that have been made to decolonize knowledge in the Indian...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (1): 131–147.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Worldist, Salem participated in crucial events of the liberation period, including the resistance in Port Said during the Suez War, and taught in Algeria in the wake of decolonization. Spotlighting her work in institutions such as the Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization, the Afro-Asian Writers...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 559–565.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Liberation Front COLA decolonization Academic politics are so vicious because the stakes are so small. —Henry Kissinger The recent wave of cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) activism at the University of California was sparked in the fall of 2019 at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 April 2019
... apartheid aesthetic education The ferment over the renewal of the idea of the university in histories of colonization and decolonization often conveys a sense of the university in the South as a destination, not a question. 1 The migratory quality of the discourse that the South potentially...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 488–495.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to contest, interlocking oppressions. I have learned, through the current student movement, which places such heavy emphasis on decolonization, to say, “I am also here,” together with other Black women. I am a feminist killjoy who is met with strong reactions and read as sensational when I speak. 11...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... impossibility. If violence is inescapable, this is not because recourse to it would be the only possible strategy against state violence, systemic racism, or colonialism—an argument that only those who read Frantz Fanon too hastily would actually make. Fanon asserted that decolonization was always a violent...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of non-white French groups and encounters that take place beyond the white gaze. The decolonization of French society has become a topic of intense debate, and the struggle against racism has become political. Police violence and the unpunished murders by police of young Black and Arab men...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 April 2020
... discrimination, including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.” 8 Given the hegemony of the postwar international law and human rights regime, and given the delegitimation of decolonizing movements by the association with “terrorism” that has hardened since 9/11, both the appeal to a rights-based framework and...
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Critical Times 9355217.
Published: 24 May 2021
... historical arc, but as the start of a line of flight? To think about a line of flight beyond a canonical and Eurocentric sense of revolution is neither to jettison the concept nor to provincialize or decolonize it per se. Less still is it to juxtapose anticolonial and European revolutionary traditions as...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (2): 277–299.
Published: 01 August 2020
... not an event; rather, they initiated a process. They noted items to be crossed out, things to be done: eliminate the Fiscal Control Board, audit the debt and government administration, declare a state of emergency regarding gender violence, eliminate Act 20/22, articulate a process of decolonization...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 450–455.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1979 . Gunnell John G. The Descent of Political Theory: The Genealogy of an American Vocation . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1993 . Iqtidar Humeira . “ Jizya against Nationalism: Abul ʿAla Maududi's Attempt at Decolonizing...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 April 2021
... such a calculus, such a racial arithmetic, is used by a racial state that “belong[s] to a concrete political experience called modernity/coloniality,” which “survives decolonization processes.” 3 Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States, currently holds seventy-four billion...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 130–147.
Published: 01 April 2021
... actions must respond to criteria based on human rights. 15 This is the grievance that Puerto Rican delegations, like other communities and countries, have taken before various international forums. Among them, I'll mention the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization and the Inter-American...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 370–395.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of surveillance capitalism and its new economy of attention. 5 What remains of the antiracist movement that had been built up between the 1950s and 1980s now exists mostly in fragmented, single-issue campaigns. Those initiatives focus on important problems: deaths in custody, decolonizing...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 479–485.
Published: 01 December 2020
... desire and the extent of the student movement. Students were moved to demand more than basic institutional accessibility, inaugurating a push to decolonize African universities across the continent. As in many movements we have witnessed, courage serves as the ground from which students are moved to...
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Critical Times 9355209.
Published: 24 May 2021
... Other, who despite repeated decolonizing retorts of identity (or the historian s appeal to contingency) remain Other to theory. Good theory needs good history, and vice versa. From a certain perspective, this representational dilemma invested with high stakes for Global North to South relations has been...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 466–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
... decolonization, and moving forward to build a society of the new Sudan. Such an alternative should reject empty nationalistic propaganda and embrace indigenous mechanisms for resolving conflicts, sustaining development, and creating equal citizenship status. In order for a pluralistic society to function well...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (2): 249–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... , no. 26 ( 1982 ): 119 – 50 . Allen Amy . The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . Arendt Hannah . “ Preface: The Gap between Past and Future .” In Between Past and Future: Eight Exercises...