The most recent addition to the Institute’s series Writing Past Colonialism is Paul Carter’s Decolonising Governance: Archipelagic Thinking. Power may be globalised, but Westphalian notions of sovereignty continue to determine political and legal arrangements domestically and internationally: global issues—the legacy of colonialism... Continue Reading →
This book aims to explore precisely how modern Japanese poetry has remained central to public life in both Japan and its former colony of Taiwan.
This book brings postcolonial critique directly to bear on established ways of theorizing international relations. Its primary concern is with the non-European world and its relations with the North.
This work explores the formation of populist urban programs in post-Suharto Jakarta and the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen as a result of the continuing influence of the Suharto-era’s neoliberal ideology of development.
Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development attempts to address problems and gaps in the literature on development and create a new qualitative conception of community sustainability informed by substantial and innovative research in Papua New Guinea.
Mediating Across Difference is based on a fundamental premise: to deal adequately with conflict - and particularly with conflict stemming from cultural and other differences - requires genuine openness to different cultural practices and dialogue between different ways of knowing and being.
Out of Bounds focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces - jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs - played in the literary and social production of British India.
Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898
Imperial Archipelago is a comparative study of the symbolic representations, both textual and photographic, of Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico that appeared in popular and official publications in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War of 1898.
Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes investigates how a political system aimed at managing ethnic communities in the larger material context of the colonial urban project was first imagined and tested through the physical segregation of the colonial prison.
How, this book asks, can we explain the omission of bodies from maps and plans? And how can we redraw the lines maps and plans use so that the qualitative world of shadows, footprints, comings and goings, and occasions - all essential qualities of places that incubate sociality - can be registered?
Postcolonizing the International brings post-colonialism directly into engagement with contemporary international studies, while at the same time reflecting back on the discourse, noting certain blindspots and shortcomings in critique.
Wide-ranging and engaging, Selves in Question considers the various ways in which auto/biographical accounts situate and question the self in contemporary southern Africa.
Have globalization and the emergence of virtual cultures reduced cultural diversity? Boundary Writing sets out to demonstrate that this oversimplification denies the reality that today there is greater space for cultural diversity than ever before.
Postcolonial Geographies presents the first sustained geographical analysis of postcolonialism.
On Post-Colonial Futures proposes a radical view of the influence that colonized societies have on their former colonizers.
Settler Colonialism and the Transformation of Anthropology: The Politics and Poetics of an Ethnographic Event
Organized around a startling historical reconstruction of the political and theoretical conditions that produced the great anthropological controversy over doctrines of virgin birth, this book argues that the allegation that natives do not understand the relation between sex and conception reveals a great deal about European colonial discourse and little, if anything, about indigenous belief.
The Fiction of Imperialism attempts to promote dialogue between international relations and postcolonialism. It addresses the value of fiction to an understanding of imperial relationship between the West and Asia and Africa.