Discussion Board Week 5

Discussion Board Week 5

In Week 4, you read: 

  • Saskia Sassen (2002) Global Cities and Survival Circuits (pp. 374-390). In The Globalization and Development Reader: Blackwell Press.
  • James Ferguson (2007) Globalizing Africa? (pp. 25-49) Global Shadows. Duke University Press.

In Week 5, you read:

  • Farish Noor (2019) Don't Mention the Corpses. BiblioAsia.
  • Susan Mann (2008) Feminism and Imperialism, 1890–1920: Our Anti-Imperialist Sisters. Sociological Inquiry 78(4):461-489

DISCUSSION BOARD ASSIGNMENT #1  (TOTAL: 500 expression restriction)

In 250 expression, content meet to both of the aftercited questions.

1) Content expound in your own expression what Ferguson resources by the aftercited statement: "But as the contemporary African embodied shows so vividly, the ‘global’ does not ‘flow,’ thereby connecting and watering commensurate spaces; it hops instead, efficiently connecting the enclaved points in the network timeliness still (after a while similar power) the spaces that lie among the points." Why is this applicable to the gregarious vitality of nation in Africa?

2) In your theory, do you meditate that Sassen would characteristic some of Covid's irregular application on nation of speciousness to globalization? Expound why or why not. Content see the grounds short for reference: https://data.newamericaneconomy.org/en/immigrant-workers-at-risk-coronavirus/ (Links to an manifest top.)

In an joined 250 expression, content meet to both of the aftercited.

1) Why does Farish Noor assimilate truthful memorials that jurisdiction show impossible in the way that they vindicate, or obliterate, colonial fierceness in Southeast Asia?

2) Mann mentions that a "domiciliary racism" and an "international racism" are united. What does this moderation? In her eyes, are these too united to domiciliary and overseas annotation?