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Clinton Manipulates Language of Intersectionality to Preserve Support from Minority Voters
Chibber, Vivek; Kalek, Rania; Gosztola, Kevin
The presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton has been a master class in how to divorce economic issues from issues of race and gender by pushing the language of "intersectionality," which enables the ...
How Does the Subaltern Speak?
Vivek Chibber argues that postcolonial theory discounts the enduring value of Enlightenment universalism at its own peril. Focusing particularly on the strain of postcolonial theory known as subaltern...
Humanism Betrayed: Ideology, and Culture in the Contemporary University
This book offers a defence of liberal humanism as a philosophy of higher education, particularly in the humanities, against the illiberal trends, political and intellectual, that are currently dominat...
Marxism and "Subaltern Studies"
A review of Vivek Chibber's book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital.
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
Postcolonial Thought's Blind Alley
Throughout the 20th century, the anchor for anti-colonial movements was, at least for the left, a belief that oppression was wrong wherever it was practised, because it was an affront to basic human n...
Review of Vivek Chibber's Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Carr, David Matthew
A book review of Vivek Chibber's Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital. Vivek Chibber challenges the post-Marxist framework of the Subaltern Studies group.
Socialist Register 1997: Volume 33: Ruthless Criticism of All that Exists
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Vivek Chibber is an Indian academic, Marxist theorist, editor and a professor of sociology.
The Limits of Postcolonial Criticism: The Discourse of Edward Said
San Juan, E. Jr.
ONE OF THE fundamental discoveries of Marxist historiography is that capitalism as a world system has developed unevenly, with the operations of the “free market” determined by unplanned but (after an...