Culture, Politics, Race and Diaspora

Culture, Politics, Race and Diaspora

The Thought of Stuart Hall

Editor(s): 
Oct 2007
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ISBN: 
9781905007615
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316
pp
£15.00

The essays in this collection are a tribute to Stuart Hall, and to the outstanding contribution he has made to contemporary cultural, social and political thought. 

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The central figure in the development of Cultural Studies, Stuart Hall’s writing has influenced a whole generation of intellectuals. Some essays reflect and comment on Hall’s contribution; others continue to develop some of his key themes. But most share a focus on reconnecting his work with Jamaica - his birthplace - and the wider Caribbean.

Brian Meeks is Professor of Social and Political Change at the University of the West Indies, Mona. 

Brian Meeks Introduction: Return of a Native Son

Rex Nettleford The Caribbean and Cultural Studies

Michael Rustin Stuart Hall’s Political Writing

Bill Schwarz Reading with the Grain

Gilane Tawadros The Revolution Stripped Bare

Avtar Brah Feminism, ‘Race’ and Stuart Hall’s Diasporic Imagination

Grant Farred Locating the ‘Popular Arts’ in the Stuart Hall Oeuvre

Lawrence Grossberg Race and Racism: Cultural Studies and the Practice of Contextualism 

Charles Mills Changing Representations of ‘Race’

Cecilia Green Thomas Thistlewood as Agent and Medium of Eighteenth-Century Jamaican Society

Obika Grey Civic Politics in Jamaica

Anthony Borgues Rethinking the Political in the Caribbean

Sonjah Stanley Niaah and Donna Hope The Body and Dancehall Performance

Percy Hintzen Diaspora, Globalisation and the Politics of Identity

Stuart Hall Through the Prism of an Intellectual Life Part of the Caribbean Reasonings series