© 2015

Reworking Postcolonialism

Globalization, Labour and Rights

  • Pavan Kumar Malreddy
  • Birte Heidemann
  • Ole Birk Laursen
  • Janet Wilson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Pavan Kumar Malreddy
      Pages 1-15
  3. Globalization, Modernities and Other Histories

  4. Global Displacements: Exile, Movement and Migration

  5. Globalization, Labour and Work

  6. Globalization, Rights and Citizenship

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 244-253

About this book


An interdisciplinary collection of essays, Reworking Postcolonialism explores questions of work, precarity, migration, minority and indigenous rights in relation to contemporary globalization. It brings together political, economic and literary approaches to texts and events from across the postcolonial world.


Postcolonialism globalization labour rights migration neoliberalism settler colonial studies indigenous studies subjectivity difference colonial studies colonialism fiction Nation novel poverty service settler social justice time

Editors and affiliations

  • Pavan Kumar Malreddy
    • 1
  • Birte Heidemann
    • 2
  • Ole Birk Laursen
    • 3
  • Janet Wilson
    • 4
  1. 1.Goethe University FrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.University of PotsdamGermany
  3. 3.University of CopenhagenDenmark
  4. 4.University of NorthamptonUK

About the editors

Diana Brydon, University of Manitoba, Canada. Arun Chaudhuri, York University, Canada. Lyn Dickens, University of Sydney, Australia. Enrique Galván-Álvarez, International University of La Rioja, Spain. Birte Heidemann, University of Potsdam, Germany. Melissa Kennedy, University of Vienna, Austria. Ole Birk Laursen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Pavan Kumar Malreddy, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. Malachi McIntosh, University of Cambridge, UK. Sandro Mezzadra, University of Bologna, Italy. Maria Belén Ordóñez, OCAD University, Canada. Federico Rahola teaches Sociology of Culture at the University of Genova, Italy. Frank Schulze-Engler, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. Alex Tickell, The Open University, UK. Janet Wilson, University of Northampton, UK.

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