Orientalism

A term coined by Edward Said in his magisterial work Orientalism. "Orientalism” is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures as compared to that of Europe and the U.S. It often [...]

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othering

Postcolonial Concepts: othering othering is the practice of representing and defining the colonized natives as inferior to their European counterparts. The term was coined by Gayatri Spivak and is used to discuss the discursive and other processes used by the [...]

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