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Published: 01 June 2018

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474435888

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Uncommon Alliances

Cultural Narratives of Migration in the New Europe

Natasa Kovacevic

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Goes beyond traditional frameworks of cultural analysis (national, ethnic, or language-based) by focusing on narratives which take the European Union as a point of reference
  • Shifts focus from narratives depicting interactions between different cultures to those imagining communities of solidarity based on common economic or historical marginalisation in the European Union
  • Revises postcolonial theory by arguing that the European Union exemplifies a new, 'consensual' regime of colonial governance
  • Offers poststructuralist readings of migrant narratives to go beyond the more common, multicultural approaches to such narratives