Topic: 1.Do cultural representations matter when it comes to foreign policy? Illustrate your arguments using empirical examples.
Study Books Used in Class:
Chowdhry, G. and Nair, S. (eds) (2002) Power in a postcolonial world: race, gender and class in IR, London: Routledge
Doty, R. (1996) Imperial encounters, London: University of Minnesota Press.
Grovogui, S. N. (1996) Sovereigns, quasi sovereigns, and Africans, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Said, E. (1978) Orientalism, London: Penguin
Doty, Roxanne (1996) Imperial Encounters, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2 chapters on BB)
Hunt, Michael H. (1987) Ideology and U.S. Foreign Policy, New Haven: Yale University Press (one chapter on BB)
Hardt, M., and Negri, A ( 2000) Empire. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Rich, Paul (1999) ‘European Identity and the Myth of Islam: A Reassessment’, Review of International Studies, vol. 25, pp. 435-541
Salter, Mark B. (2002) Barbarians and Civilization in International Relations, London: Pluto
Adam, I. and Tiffin, H. (eds) (1991) Past the last post: theorizing post-colonialism and post-modernism, London: Harvester Wheatsheaf.
Ahmad, A. (1992) ‘Orientalism and after – ambivalence and cosmopolitan location on the work of Said, Edward’, Economic and Political Weekly 27, 30: 98-116.
Ahmad, A. 1994) In theory: nations, classes, literatures, London: Verso.
Alloula, M. (1998) ‘From the colonial harem’, in N. Mirzoeff (ed.) The visual culture reader, London: Routledge
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G., and Tiffin, H. (1989) Empire writes back: theory and practice in post-colonial literatures, London: Routledge.
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G., and Tiffin, H. (eds) (1995) The post-colonial studies reader, London: Routledge.
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G., and Tiffin, H. (1998) Key concepts in post-colonial studies, London: Routledge.
Barker, F., Hulme, P., and Iversen, M. (eds) (1994) Colonial discourse, postcolonial theory, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Bernal, M. (1991) Black Athena the Afroasiatic roots of classical civilization: Volume I: the fabrication of Greece 1785-1985, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
Bernal, M. (1987) Black Athena the Afroasiatic roots of classical civilization: Volume II: the archaeological and documentary evidence, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
Carrier, J. G. (ed.) (1995) Occidentalism: images of the West, Oxford: Clarendon.
Castle, G. (ed.) (2001) Post-colonial discourses: an anthology, Oxford: Blackwell.
Célestin, R. (1996) From cannibals to radicals: figures and limits of exoticism, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Chakrabarty, D. (1992) ‘Postcoloniality and the artifice of history: who speaks for “Indian” pasts?’, Representations 37, Winter: 1-26.
Chakrabarty, D. (2000) Provincializing Europe: postcolonial thought and historical difference, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Chambers, I. (1994) Migrancy, culture, identity, London: Routledge.
Darby, P. (1997) ‘Postcolonialism’, in P. Darby (ed.) At the edge of international relations: postcolonialism, gender, and dependency, London: Pinter.
Description: The 4000 words essay should demonstrate that students have understood the issue they are addressing, made themselves familiar with the appropriate literature, and demonstrated the ability both to assess the arguments on all sides of the debate, and to formulate a rationale for their own position.
In marking students’ written work, tutors will consider:
• the quality of content: the breadth and depth of analysis, the quality of critical comment;
• the structure: logical development and coherence of the argument;
• the range of literature used in making the argument;
• the presentation and layout and the competence with which sources are referenced.
Please, do not copy (plagiarism) from smb’s work which has happened with one of my order with you.