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West and non-West new perspectives, an anthology. by Vera Micheles Dean

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Western,
  • Developing countries,
  • Africa -- Civilization,
  • Asia -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

SeriesContemporary civilizations series
ContributionsHarootunian, Harry D., 1929-,
LC ClassificationsCB427 D35
The Physical Object
Number of Pages536
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14076602M

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  It is impossible to understand anti-western resentment purely in terms of ideas: rather it is the interplay of the ideas and the power-relationship between west and non-west that is crucial. Buy West & Non West New Perspectives by Dean, VeraMicheles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : VeraMicheles Dean. But where is the Non-West in all this, except as providing the seeds for the renewal of the West. We now for the rest of this essay focus on the responses of the non-West. The two Non-Wests, ego and alter-ego. In contrast to the West, the non-West follows a different pattern. The polarisation between the West and non-West must be removed, or at least, as Clifford states, “[all dichotomising events should] be held in suspicion” (, p. ), through the questioning of representation and the demand for fairer treatment in the media and politics to .

  Alternatively, this book explores the global imperial and colonial context within which knowledge of modernity has been developed. The chapters sketch out the historical depth and contemporary significance of non-Western thought on modernity, as well as the rich diversity of its individuals, groups, movements and traditions. of liberal and nationalist ideas from the West to the non-West, generating what Bull called a ‘psychological or spiritual awakening’. 39 At the same time, doubts grew in the.   The book ends with invaluable insights into China's unique role in the world economic history, the essence of the non-"West-led" multipolar world and the positions of its major players. Arguing that from now on no single country will be ever able to "rule the world", it shows new opportunities dynamic China is opening for the West. The Western world, also known as the West, refers to various regions, nations and states, depending on the context, most often consisting of the majority of Europe, Australasia, and the Americas. The Western world is also known as the Occident (from the Latin word occidens, "sunset, West"), in contrast to the Orient (from the Latin word oriens, "rise, East"), or Eastern world.

This is a draft of chapter 2 of the book North Atlantic Art History and Its chapter includes sections on the words Western, non-Western, Eurocentric, Euramerican, North Atlantic, North American, and American; and also sections on words such as local, global, regional, marginal, and peripheral. Table of Contents. Introduction – The Copenhagen School goes global: securitisation in the Non-West Saloni Kapur and Simon Mabon. 1. ‘It’s not a Muslim ban!’ Indirect speech acts and the securitisation of Islam in the United States post-9/11 Clara Eroukhmanoff. 2. progress and transformation both in the West and the non-West. Our explanations for the absence of a non-Western international theory focuses not on the total lack of good life in the non-West, but on ideational and perceptual forces, which fuel, in varying mixtures, both Gramscian hegemonies, and ethnocentrism and the politics of exclusion. “The west” also sets in motion what Hulme calls “Stereotypical dualism”. It imposes on the mind a manicheistic division of good and bad. Thus: “the west” can be good or bad and “the non-west” can be good and bad depending of the ideology you want to support. For George Bush: west is good, non west .