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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

meticulous use of the methods and norms of inquiry, which presuppose a social context against which the efficacy of warranted conclusions are justified, and which form the basis of future inquiries. With respect to understanding justifications of colonialism

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Christopher J. Allsobrook

that freedom and equality are, at best, works in progress. Are all South Africans now free? Hamilton writes, ‘If we conceive of freedom in more realistic and substantive terms than is the norm, we get a very different answer from the one normally given

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Tal Correm

cases, she explicitly contrasts Fanon along with Sorel and Pareto with the 1960s Left moralists and identifies a radical break from their moral norms. The former ‘were motivated by a much deeper hatred of bourgeois society and were led to a much more

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Decolonising Borders

Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces

John Sodiq Sanni

first level, culture can be construed as the traditional values, contemporary ways of life and modes of understanding of a citizenry. In this broad and general view of culture, enlightenment principles, liberal democratic norms and economic liberalism

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Fadi Amer

than happening upon a fixed or true identity, flux is a structural necessity as one must constantly construct the sort of lives they wish to lead, as materialised in one's chosen bundles of practices, norms, beliefs and values. Yet amidst conflicting

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The Economics of Decolonisation

Institutions, Education and Elite Formation

Nicola Viegi

. As argued by Belloc and Bowles (2013) , colonial education was not only an institution for the provision of skills driven by the economic necessity of the coloniser: it also defined and implanted in the colonies a set of cultures and social norms

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Marta Nunes da Costa

either that of the individual or that of the state. By contrast to the prevailing norm, I argue that groups, classes and even social perspectives can have agency as most have representatives with agency, and the dynamics of this relationship of

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Alex Lichtenstein

order, Turner maintained, ‘lies in the workers’ control of the enterprise’, giving them the power to ‘resist norms or priorities they considered totally unjustified’ ( Turner 2015: 81 ). One can, of course, easily brush aside Turner’s implausible

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Ian Moll

political norms during the 1IR. While political power in Britain up to the 1700s had been concentrated in the hands of a small, landed aristocracy driving a feudal economy, over several decades a system of proto-industries began developing which supplied

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Coulthard, Glen Sean. Red Skin, White Masks

Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Elaine Coburn

through appeal to colonial political and legal structures and norms. This is not ‘mutual’ recognition, but the re-inscription of colonial state power over diverse Indigenous peoples. Unfortunately, Coulthard observes, contemporary developments in