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From Exoticism to Authenticity

Textbooks during French Colonization and the Modern Literature of Global Tourism

Claudine Moïse

antinomic to the white, civilized race. Nowadays, individualism prevails: expressing both egotism and withdrawal, inwardly looking into a narcissistic EGO, as conceived in the 1980s, 5 but also meaning “individuation” 6 and construction of the self in the

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John Eade

French state and citizens by those often described as “Islamists” began during the 1980s, mainly in cities and towns, including Paris, Toulouse, Tours, Nice, and Montauban. Until 2016, the only attacks on religious targets had involved an assault on those

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Neoliberalism, Hedonism and the Dying Public

Reclaiming Political Agency through the Exercise of Courage

Grant M. Sharratt and Erik Wisniewski

mid-1980s. Yet, the kind of hedonism that we are describing here is not entirely dependent on the disposable income associated with the lavish kind of hedonism that is often envisioned; rather, this more humble form of neoliberal hedonism is more

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Islam, Travel, and Learning

A Case Study on Indonesian Muslim Student Diasporas in Saudi Arabia

Sumanto Al Qurtuby

and Aldamer 2018 ). For centuries, Indonesian Muslims have traveled to Saudi Arabia, either to perform pilgrimage or pursue Islamic knowledge, or more recently (since the 1980s), to seek jobs. However, despite the long history of Saudi Arabian

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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

confidence in the pending overthrow of the apartheid regime in the 1980s. This is not to say that the subversive broadcasts confronted no further challenges which can feed into our reflection on the plausibility of other forms of resistance. The arrival of

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Colonising ‘Free’ Will

A Critique of Political Decolonisation in Ghana

Bernard Forjwuor

presupposition, if not openly stated, in both Eurocentric and postcolonial scholarship that the transfer of political power/administrative control (in the name of political independence) in the 1950s through the 1980s constitutes de jure political