The postcolonial perspective: an introduction

  title={The postcolonial perspective: an introduction},
  author={C. Epstein},
  journal={International Theory},
  • C. Epstein
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • International Theory
  • In this article I consider what it means to theorise international politics from a postcolonial perspective, understood not as a unified body of thought or a new ‘-ism’ for IR, but as a ‘situated perspective’, where the particular of subjective, embodied experiences are foregrounded rather than erased in the theorising. What the postcolonial has to offer are ex-centred, post-Eurocentric sites for practices of situated critique. This casts a different light upon the makings of international… CONTINUE READING
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