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Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of by Sneja Gunew

By Sneja Gunew

Postcolonialism has attracted a large number of curiosity in cultural conception, however the adjoining region of multiculturalism has now not been scrutinised to relatively a similar quantity. during this leading edge new ebook, Sneja Gunew units out to interrogate the ways that the transnational discourse of multiculturalism might be with regards to the politics of race and indigeneity, grounding her dialogue in various nationwide settings and a number of 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 occupied with a discourse of multiculturalism haunted through the opposing spectres of anarchy and assimilation.

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