Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of by Sneja Gunew

By Sneja Gunew

Postcolonialism has attracted a large number of curiosity in cultural thought, however the adjoining sector of multiculturalism has no longer been scrutinised to fairly an analogous volume. during this leading edge new booklet, Sneja Gunew units out to interrogate the ways that the transnational discourse of multiculturalism will be on the topic of the politics of race and indigeneity, grounding her dialogue in a number of nationwide settings and quite a few literary, autobiographical and theoretical texts. utilizing examples from marginal websites - the "settler societies" of Australia and Canada - to solid mild at the globally dominant discourses of the USA and the united kingdom, Gunew analyses the political ambiguities and the pitfalls fascinated about a discourse of multiculturalism haunted by means of the opposing spectres of anarchy and assimilation.

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