Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2112: Decolonising: The Discipline of International Relations

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Krishna, Sankaran. “A Postcolonial Racial/Spatial Order: Gandhi, Ambedkar and the Construction of the International,” in Robbie Shilliam, Alex Anievas and Nivi Manchanda (eds.) Confronting theGlobal Color Line (London and New York: Routledge, 2014): 139-156.

Krishna, Sankaran. "Race, amnesia, and the education of international relations." Alternatives 26, no. 4 (2001): 401-424.

Escobar, A. (1995). Encountering development: The making and unmaking of the Third World. Princeton University Press

Harding, S. G. (2008). Sciences from below: feminisms, postcolonialities, and modernities. Durham: Duke University Press.

Mignolo, W. D. (2012). Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (New in Paper). Princeton University Press.

Manuela Boatca, 2006. Semiperipheries in the World-System. Reflecting Latin American and Eastern European Experiences, Journal of World-Systems Research, XII, II. http://www.jwsr.ucr.edu/archive/vol12/number2/pdf/jwsr-v12n2-boatca.pdf

Sabine Broeck, 2008. Enslavement as Regime of Western Modernity: Re-reading Gender Studies Epistemology Through Black Feminist Critique. http://www.genderforum.org/index.php?id=172

Marina Grzinic, Guest editor, 2010. Pavilion #14: Biopolitics, Necropolitics and De-Coloniality. http://www.pavilionmagazine.org/pavilion_14.pdf

Madina Tlostanova, 2009. Towards a Decolonization of Thinking and Knowledge: a Few Reflections from the World of Imperial Difference. http://antville.org/static/m1/files/madina_tlostanova_decolonia_thinking.pdf

Kennedy, J. F., & Kennedy, R. F. (1964). A nation of immigrants (pp. 75-76). New York: Harper & Row.

Shilliam, Robbie. "Colonial architecture or relatable hinterlands? Locke, Nandy, Fanon, and the Bandung spirit." Constellations 23, no. 3 (2016): 425-435.

Shilliam, Robbie. "Intervention and colonial-modernity: decolonising the Italy/Ethiopia conflict through Psalms 68: 31." Review of International Studies 39, no. 5 (2013): 1131-1147.

Shilliam, R. "What the Haitian Revolution might tell us about development, security, and the politics of race." Comparative Studies in Society and History 50, no. 3 (2008): 778-808.

Ngai, M. M. (2004). Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America. Princeton University Press.

Aníbal Quijano, ‘Coloniality of Power, Eurocentrism, and Latin America.’ Nepantla: Views from South 1(3) (2000), pp 533-580.

Walter Mignolo, The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options (Durham: Duke UP, 2011),

Walter Mignolo, Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality. Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking, (Princeton University Press, 2000)

Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples, (Zed Books, 2008)

Boaventure de Sousa Santos (ed), Another Knowledge is Possible: Beyond Northern Epistemologies, (Verso, 2008)

Ronit Lentin. 2016. ‘Palestine/Israel and State Criminality: Exception, settler colonialism and racialization’, State Crime 5.1, Spring 216.

Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley. 2011. The Crises of Multicultralism: Racism in a neoliberal age. London: Zed Books.

Reece Jones. 2016. Violent Borders: refugees and the Right to Move. London: Verso.

Nicholas de Genova. 2002. ‘Migrant Illegality and Deportability in Everyday Life’, Annu. Rev. Anthropol. 31:419–47.

Daniel Trilling (2015) ‘What to do with the people who do make it across?’, London Review of Books Vol. 37(18).

Mitropoulos, Angela and Kiem, Matthew. 2015. ‘Cross-Border Operations,’ The New Inquiry, November 18 2015.

Josh Begley. 2016. ‘Best of Luck with the Wall’, The Intercept, October 26, 2016.