Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation by Emory Elliott

By Emory Elliott

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New York: Vintage. , Elizabeth Kim, Jin Traver, Desi Larson, and Pamela Pieris, eds. 2004. Child labor: A global view. Westport, CT: Greenwood. Smith, Zadie. 2000. White teeth. New York: Random House. Spivak, Gayatri. 1988. Can the subaltern speak? In Marxism and the interpretation of culture, ed. Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossbert. London: Macmillan. Stoler, Ann. 2002. Carnal knowledge and imperial power: Race and the intimate in colonial rule. Berkeley: University of California Press. “Most Overrated Western Virtue” 35 Williams, Raymond.

It is imperative that we understand all the complexities of the differentiated modes of labor, and it is very important to understand that not all of them are necessarily incorporated into global capital as totalizing. However, in the end, claiming to be able to recognize effortlessly all these proliferating forms of difference only reproduces a totalizing sense that we can know and see everything. A part of the project must be to consider, again, what we do not, and cannot, know. Such a project is crucial because of the ways in which texts like White Teeth have been mobilized as evidence of a multiculturalist resolution to the violent histories of colonialism.

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