Princeton University Library Catalog

World Bank literature / Amitava Kumar, editor ; foreword by John Berger, afterword by Bruce Robbbins.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2003.
Description:
xxxiii, 308 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Foreword: Against the Great Defeat of the World / John Berger -- Introduction / Amitava Kumar -- 1. Consolations for Capitalists: Propositions in Flight from World Bank Literature / Cary Nelson -- 2. World Bank Literacy and the Culture of Jobs / Evan Watkins -- 3. Looking Backward, 2002-1969: Campus Activism in the Era of Globalization / Barbara Foley -- 4. Ya Basta. We Are Rising Up! World Bank Culture and Collective Opposition in the North / Rosemary Hennessy -- 5. What Is Globalization Anyway? / Doug Henwood -- 6. Toward a Regional Imaginary in Africa / Manthia Diawara -- 7. "Poverty in Liberty, Riches in Slavery": The IMF, the World Bank, and Women's Resistance in West Africa / Grant Farred -- 8. The Uneven Development of Tactics / Andrew Ross -- 9. Breaking the Waves: Reading World Bank and Social Movement Documents on the Global Fisheries / Subir Sinha -- 10. Hostage to an Unaccountable Planetary Executive: The Flawed "Washington Consensus" and Two World Bank Reports / Kenneth Surin -- 11. "Whooping It Up for Rational Prosperity": Narratives of the East Asian Financial Crisis / Joseph Medley and Lorrayne Carroll -- 12. Challenging the World Bank's Narrative of Inclusion / Suzanne Bergeron -- 13. World Bank/Class Blindness / Richard Wolff -- 14. Left Sensationalists at the Transnational Crime Scene: Recent Selective Fiction from the U.S.-Mexico Border Region / Claire F. Fox -- 15. Under Control: Reading the Facts and FAQs of Population Control / Bret Benjamin -- 16. Developing Fictions: The "Tribal" in the New Indian Writing in English / Rashmi Varma -- 17. All Published Literature Is World Bank Literature; or, The Zapatistas' Storybook / Caren Irr -- 18. The Weak Sovereignty of the Postcolonial Nation-State / Gautam Premnath -- 19. Reading Bharati Mukherjee, Reading Globalization / Anthony C. Alessandrini -- 20. Soldierboys for Peace: Cognitive Mapping, Space, and Science Fiction as World Bank Literature / Phillip E. Wegner -- Afterword / Bruce Robbins.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0816638365 (alk. paper)
  • 9780816638369 (alk. paper)
  • 0816638373 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780816638376 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2002010608
OCLC:
50149536
Related name:
RCP:
C - O