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Postcolonial approaches to communication: Charting the terrain, engaging the intersections
This essay provides an introduction to postcolonial theory and criticism. It offers an overview of the questions and problematics with which postcolonial scholarship is concerned. It charts theExpand
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Space Matters: The Power and Practice of Space
This article argues for the importance of a spatial perspective in critical communication studies. It suggests that a focus on spatial relations of power enables scholars of communication and cultureExpand
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Postcolonial Interventions in the Rhetorical Canon: An “Other” View
Postcolonial theory and criticism provide rhetorical studies with an important critical and political perspective with which to engage in issues of neocolonialism and racism. This essay offers anExpand
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Culture, communication, and the challenge of globalization
This essay deals with the problematics that globalization poses for critical communication scholarship. Globalization challenges our understanding of culture and identity in ways that both open upExpand
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Outing whiteness
The task at hand is not to convince more whites to "oppose" racism... there are already enough "antiracists" to do the job. The task is to make it impossible for anyone to be white. What would whiteExpand
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Race and popular cinema: The rhetorical strategies of whiteness in city of joy
This essay analyzes the hegemonic representations of whiteness in contemporary Hollywood cinema. By specifically focusing on the 1992 Hollywood film City of Joy, this essay examines the rhetoricalExpand
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Thinking through the diaspora
This article re-examines some current theoretical trends through which concepts such as diaspora and hybridity have been theorized in cultural studies in the western academy. It argues that theseExpand
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“Global Motherhood”: The Transnational Intimacies of White Femininity
This essay examines white femininity as a transnational phenomenon. Specifially, the essay addresses the representational logics of whiteness through which contemporary white women are positioned asExpand
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When postcolonial studies meets media studies
ABSTRACT This essay addresses (1) how postcolonial studies might inform and enrich media studies, especially as the latter is situated in the Communication discipline, and (2) how media studies mayExpand
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Transnational Feminism and Communication Studies
This essay critically reviews some trends in transnational feminist communication studies. It then makes a case for the importance of transnational perspectives in feminist communication scholarship.
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