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Postcolonial women writers in a transnational frame
Elleke Boehmer

; as in Vera, too, this redemptive quality is subtly interleaved with the restorative charge of a sentimental nationalism. Roy’s sense that local needs are pressed by national and international demands, that small turmoils lock into larger ones, is more starkly articulated in her anti-globalisation polemical writing, collected as The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002), which reflects back on the role played by national history in her novel.36 Exposing the contradictory destructions inflicted by multinational corporations, and the postcolonial nation’s co-operation with

in Stories of women
Par Kumaraswami, Antoni Kapcia, and Meesha Nehru

to increase their programmes, using the cultural emphasis during the Feria. Equally, the 2010 event was immediately followed by a high-profile conference on anti-colonial thought and access to the book, in the AHS centre of the Pabellón Cuba, part of the general anti-globalisation campaign in Latin America of which Cuba was an enthusiastic participant. One interesting outcome of all this came in 2008 when international recognition of the Feria was accorded by the nomination of Havana as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2011, a title created in 1996 by UNESCO, as part

in Literary culture in Cuba
David Alderson

traditional left [including Halliday’s ‘hard-headed’ socialists] placed so much emphasis upon) have to be seen in a dialectical relation with the struggles against accumulation by dispossession that the social movements coalescing within the anti- and alternative globalization movements [Halliday’s ‘motley agglomeration’] are primarily focusing upon.28 Harvey’s dialectical grasp here refuses simply to privilege one tradition over the other, and retains a commitment to evaluating the social and political aims of anti-globalisation movements in relation to the continuing need

in End of empire and the English novel since 1945
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Sara Mills

is, however, an exception, since in his focus on the difficulty of asserting and maintaining clear racial divisions, he is able to challenge some of the certainties around racial categorisation (Young, 1995). 4 Contrary to popular belief, Marxist thought is still thriving, adapting itself to the changing political and economic circumstances, and is particularly in evidence in relation to the anti-globalisation movement. 5 I would, however, contest the assumption in Radhakrishnan’s statement that women’s concerns

in Gender and colonial space