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Writing Diaspora : Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies - Rey Chow

Writing Diaspora

Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies

By: Rey Chow

Paperback Published: 1st June 1993
ISBN: 9780253207852
Number Of Pages: 224

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..". this is no doctrinaire tract but rather a concerted attempt to look at important cultural problems from a fresh perspective.... Chow's book is an excellent example of its type." -- Discourse & Society

"I believe that Rey Chow has written a powerful set of essays which offer a critical strategy for approaching questions of otherness and other societies by forcing us to constantly reassess our position." -- Harry Harootunian

Writing Diaspora questions aspects of cultural politics, including the legacies of European imperialism and colonialism, the media, pedagogy, literature, literacy, sexuality, intellectual labor, the uses and abuses of theory, and popularized notions about "others."

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"I believe that Rey Chow has written a powerful set of essays which offer a critical strategy for approaching questions of otherness and other societies by forcing us to constantly reassess our position." Harry Harootunian " ... this is no doctrinaire tract but rather a concerted attempt to look at important cultural problems from a fresh perspective... Chow's book is an excellent example of its type." Discourse & Society

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Leading Questionsp. 1
Where Have All the Natives Gone?p. 27
Postmodern Automatonsp. 55
Pedagogy, Trust, Chinese Intellectuals in the 1990s: Fragments of a Post-Catastrophic Discoursep. 73
Against the Lures of Diaspora: Minority Discourse, Chinese Women, and Intellectual Hegemonyp. 99
The Politics and Pedagogy of Asian Literatures in American Universitiesp. 120
Listening Otherwise, Music Miniaturized: A Different Type of Question about Revolutionp. 144
Media, Matter, Migrantsp. 165
Glossaryp. 181
Notesp. 183
Works Citedp. 209
Indexp. 220
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ISBN: 9780253207852
ISBN-10: 0253207851
Series: Arts and Politics of the Everyday
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1993
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3

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