Social Constructionist Identity Politics And Literary Studies by S. GuptaSocial Constructionist Identity Politics And Literary Studies by S. Gupta

Social Constructionist Identity Politics And Literary Studies

byS. Gupta

Hardcover | January 10, 2007

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This study presents a critique of social constructionist identity politics, which is distinguished from specific identity-based political positions, from within and with social constructionist commitments. Gupta examines the institutionalization of social constructionist identity politics in literary studies, considering the notions of canonicity.
SUMAN GUPTA is Senior Lecturer in Literature and Joint Director of the Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies, The Open University, UK. He is also Principal Co-ordinator of the Globalization, Identity Politics and Social Conflict (GIPSC) project and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University, UK. He has published s...
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Title:Social Constructionist Identity Politics And Literary StudiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:259 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.79 inPublished:January 10, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230500471

ISBN - 13:9780230500471

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Introduction: Prelude to Definitive Elaborations PART 1: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONIST IDENTITY POLITICS Identity-Based Political Positions Embodying Identity-Based Political Positions Analogues and Equivalences Identity Politics at Work PART 2: LITERARY STUDIES Theory, Institutional Matters, Identity Politics Self-Announcements and Institutional Realignments Theory Textbooks and Canons Conclusion: Questions and Prospects Bibliography Index