Essential Essays, Volume 2 : Identity and Diaspora

Essential Essays, Volume 2 : Identity and Diaspora

Description

From his arrival in Britain in the 1950s and involvement in the New Left, to founding the field of cultural studies and examining race and identity in the 1990s and early 2000s, Stuart Hall has been central to shaping many of the cultural and political debates of our time. Essential Essays-a landmark two-volume set-brings together Stuart Hall's most influential and foundational works. Spanning the whole of his career, these volumes reflect the breadth and depth of his intellectual and political projects while demonstrating their continued vitality and importance.

Volume 2: Identity and Diaspora draws from Hall's later essays, in which he investigated questions of colonialism, empire, and race. It opens with "Gramsci's Relevance for the Study of Race and Ethnicity," which frames the volume and finds Hall rethinking received notions of racial essentialism. In addition to essays on multiculturalism and globalization, black popular culture, and Western modernity's racial underpinnings, Volume 2 contains three interviews with Hall, in which he reflects on his life to theorize his identity as a colonial and diasporic subject.


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Details

Author(s)
Stuart Hall, David Morley
Format
Hardback | 352 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 612g
Publication date
23 Jan 2019
Publisher
Duke University Press
Publication City/Country
North Carolina, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1478001283
ISBN13
9781478001287