WorPol 12-4 Marginalized Voices

WorPol 12-4 Marginalized Voices - Marginalized/Silenced...

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Marginalized/Silenced Voices James Cook Explorer Circumnavigated the globe 3 times Visited Australia, NZ, and Hawaii Killed by Hawaiians in 1779 Cook’s death was traditionally seen as irrational o Ignored his crew’s provocations of the locals o Ignored cultural traditions on the islands Historians were not interested in the Hawaiians’ point of view o They were seen as irrelevant to history (except as Cook’s murderers) Power Relations are key ‘No individual or group finds itself at the margins… without some other individual or group having accumulated enough power to create the ‘center’ somewhere else’ – Enloe ‘It takes resources and access to be heard when and where it matters’ – Enloe o the Hawaiians example Access to Power Sources o who gets to ‘speak’ is important in World Pol o voices of women, children, poor, people with disabilities, etc often cannot make their views heard o people in SE DC have more in common with people in South America than with
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course SIS 105 taught by Professor Chong during the Fall '07 term at American.

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WorPol 12-4 Marginalized Voices - Marginalized/Silenced...

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