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click here Skip to content Skip to search. Physical Description lv, p.
Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 3 of 4. Subjects Thought and thinking -- Europe, Southern.
By Nick Dines. By Franco Cassano. Pasolini's uniquely idealized Mediterranean becomes a multi-layered laboratory for his critique of the model of capitalistic development, which Pasolini believed was destroying all particular cultures, and a mental space to elaborate his own form of anticolonialist thought. The Embarrassment of Libya. His analysis on Italian folk and subproletariat culture extends as far as considering similar situations in the so-called Third World, which Pasolini identifies with the Mediterranean area. National Geographic Books.
Thought and thinking -- Mediterranean Region. Thought and thinking.
Europe, Southern -- Social life and customs. Mediterranean Region -- Social life and customs.
Inbunden Engelska, Spara som favorit. Skickas inom vardagar. In , with the publication of Southern Thought, Italian writer Franco Cassano became widely recognized as one of the most important voices in the contemporary Italian and European intellectual scene.
In this engaging and provocative book, which ranges effortlessly between the fields of sociology, political science, philosophy, cultural anthropology, and literature, Cassano offers a critique of normative models of modernization derived from Eurocentric and North Atlantic paradigms, while claiming that autonomous paths to modernity exist in the Mediterranean and the so-called Global Souths. Cassano's rethinking of the South seeks nothing less than to reverse the North-South relationship: "not to think of the South in light of modernity, but rather to think of modernity in light of the South.
Thus, Southern Thought not only exemplifies a brilliant critique of Occidentalism but represents a valiant attempt to restore agency and dignity to the heritage and legacies of Southern civilizations and cultures.