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‘When Spider Webs Unite They Can Tie up a Lion’: Anti-Racism, Decolonial Options and Theories from the South

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In this chapter, I focus on two discrete but interrelated intellectual projects: Southern theory and decolonial options. With a focus on race-aware and anti-racist critiques of Southern theories, I argue that assertions of the need to focus more centrally on Southern theory are not equivalent with assertions of the need to end, unequivocally, the coloniality of knowledge. Some of the critical and celebrated scholarship critiquing the (on-going) hegemony of Eurocentric theory and knowing — bro...

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10.4324/9781315624495

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Geography
Oxford college:
Mansfield College

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Routledge Publisher's website
Pages:
59-75
Host title:
Routledge Handbook of South-South Relations
Publication date:
2018-12-07
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pubs:999232
URN:
uri:b48364f2-e9d1-41a2-97b1-7cd5d5d99883
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uuid:b48364f2-e9d1-41a2-97b1-7cd5d5d99883
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pubs:999232
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978-1-315-62449-5 (ebk)
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