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Interrogating Culture
Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Social Theory



October 1998 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Sarah Joseph critically analyzes various contemporary social and political theories including communitarian models of culture, Marx's views of culture and ideology, colonial discourse theory, and theories of modernity. She draws on the experience and political concerns of Third World societies like India in examining the relationship between culture and power while also exploring the political implications of communitarian interventions.
 
Introduction
 
Culture and Community
 
The Curse of Modernity?
 
Culture/Knowledge
The Indigenous Social Science Debate  
 
Liberals, Communitarians and the Protection of Cultural Diversity
 
Indian Communitarians and the Politics of Difference
 
Conclusion

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