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Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Glen Sean Coulthard

Abstract

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition is an interdisciplinary of work of critically engaged political theory that traverses the fields of political science and Indigenous studies. The arguments developed in the book draw critically from both Western and Indigenous traditions of political thought and action to intervene into contemporary debates about settler-colonization and Indigenous self-discrimination in Canada. The book challenges the now commonplace assumption that the colonial relationship between Indigenous peoples and the state can be “reconciled” via s ... More

Keywords: Political theory, Indigenous politics, Settler-colonialism, Decolonization, Recognition politics, Frantz Fanon, Canada, Reconciliation, Theories of colonialism, Theories of decolonization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816679645
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Glen Sean Coulthard, author