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Postcolonial Theory

  • By: Karma R. Chavez
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Broadly speaking, postcolonial theory or postcolonialism looks into processes of colonization and decolonization. Postcolonial theory engages questions about how cultures create identities after colonization, about the subjugation of colonized peoples' knowledge and ...

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