Postcolonial approaches to communication: Charting the terrain, engaging the intersections

Raka Shome, Radha S. Hegde

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This essay provides an introduction to postcolonial theory and criticism. It offers an overview of the questions and problematics with which postcolonial scholarship is concerned. It charts the historical and intellectual development of postcolonial studies. Finally, it explores the intersections of postcolonial studies and communication studies, and makes a case for the relevance of this area of work to communication scholarship.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-270
Number of pages22
JournalCommunication Theory
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Communication
  • Linguistics and Language

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