Week 05 Fri - Postcolonialism.pptx - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Dr Peter Harris QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS POSTCOLONIALISM \u2022 A lens aimed at bringing into

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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Dr. Peter Harris
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QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
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POSTCOLONIALISM A lens aimed at bringing into focus the role that race, racism, and empire have played—and continue to play—in politics. The legacy of racism and imperial ambition has never been fully accounted for, acknowledged, or erased. Today, there is still a global “color line” that serves as a major defining feature of world political interactions.
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WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE? Race and empire—the “White Man’s Burden.” The international slave trade. U.S. territorial acquisition, rights, and statehood. Belief in civilized versus uncivilized peoples.
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VESTIGES OF EMPIRE Decolonization never really complete; European states still hold overseas territory and “rule over” informal empires. Upon independence, former colonies struggled for true equality with established states. Old patterns of behavior—e.g. Western “wars of choice”—still occur with some frequency.
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