Aareon M. Harreld's Blog – January 2014 Archive (2)

This is a quick response to Troillot.

Two in one day. Sadly this has been sitting elsewhere and isn't long or necessarily ground shattering or that engaging.



Responses to Global Transformations by Troillot pg35



Troillot mentions democracy, development, progress, and the nation-state as terms that do not describe but are packages for idealism ("North Atlantic universals"). While I agree with the first three, I disagree with the last one. I would argue that nationalism and patriotism might be 'North Atlantic…

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Books: Lanugage, Globalization, Gender, Oh My . . .

It has been about . . . a year since I have been on here (I think)? I meant to be posting my thoughts, especially regarding the Sociolinguistics of Globalization, but it didn't happen.* Currently wading into Global Transformations by Troillot, and while I appreciate it is a bit slow to get into the really gritty details. Feels sort of like a course on anthropological theory, though I am only on Chapter 2.



However, another great read, especially if you are looking at gender is "Men…

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