Crafting Identities, Remapping Nationalities
The English-speaking World in the Age of GlobalizationeBook - 2012
In the different versions of multiculturalism that have re-shaped English-speaking societies and political systems, identities appear more plastic than in societies which have constructed their national narratives on more stubborn denials of their colonial and patriarchal pasts; yet, the myth of purity (or authenticity) and separatist temptations remain very real parameters of identity politics. In such contexts, crafting an identity for oneself implies expectations of consistency, linked not ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 158 pages) : illustrations