Debating Cultural Hybridity : Multi-Cultural Identities and the Politics of Anti-Racism /

Cultural hybridity has become one of the key buzz words of late twentieth century critical theory, cited and celebrated as a space of resistance and protest, on the one hand, and tolerance, cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism, on the other. But what are the limits of cultural hybridity? Why is it s...

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Other Authors: Werbner, Pnina (Editor), Modood, Tariq (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Zed Books, 2015.
Series:Critique, influence, change.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The dialectics of cultural hybridity / Pnina Werbner
  • Hybridity, globalisation and the practice of cultural complexity: From complex culture to cultural complexity / Hans-Rudolf Wicker ; The making and unmaking of strangers / Zygmunt Bauman ; Identity and difference in a globalized world / Alberto Melucci ; Global crises, the struggle for cultural identity and intellectual porkbarrelling : cosmopolitans versus locals, ethnics and nationals in an era of de-hegemonisation / Jonathan Friedman ; "The Enigma of arrival" : hybridity and authenticity in the global space / Peter van der Veer ; Adorno at Womad : South Asian crossovers and the limits of hybridity-talk / John Hutnyk
  • Essentialism versus hybridity : megotiating difference: Is it so difficult to be anti-racist? / Michel Wieviorka ; "Difference," cultural racism and anti-racism / Tariq Modood ; Constructions of whiteness in European and American anti-racism / Alastair Bonnett ; Ethnicity, gender relations and multiculturalism / Nira Yuval-Davis ; Dominant and demotic discourses of culture : their relevance to multi-ethnic alliances / Gerd Baumann ; Essentialising essentialism, essentialising silence : ambivalence and multiplicity in the constructions of racism and ethnicity / Pnina Werbner
  • Mapping hybridity: Tracing hybridity in theory / Nikos Papastergiadis.