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Title: In Search of the Global East: Thinking between North and South
Other Titles: Разыскивая глобальный Восток: мышление между Севером и Югом
Authors: Müller, M.
Bezuglov, D.
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: National Research University, Higher School of Econoimics
National Research University, Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Citation: Müller M. In Search of the Global East: Thinking between North and South [Разыскивая глобальный Восток: мышление между Севером и Югом] / M. Müller, D. Bezuglov // Russian Sociological Review. — 2020. — Vol. 19. — Iss. 3. — P. 19-43.
Abstract: Carving up the world into Global North and Global South has become an established way of thinking about global difference since the end of the Cold War. This binary, however, erases what this paper calls the Global East — those countries and societies that occupy an interstitial position between North and South. This paper problematizes the geopolitics of knowledge that has resulted in the exclusion of the Global East, not just from the Global North and South, but from notions of globality in general. It argues that we need to adopt a strategic essentialism to recover the Global East for scholarship. To that end, it traces the global relations of IKEA’s bevelled drinking glass to demonstrate the urgency of rethinking the Global East at the heart of global connections, rather than separate from them. Thinking of such a Global East as a liminal space complicates the notions of North and South towards more inclusive but also more uncertain theorizing. © 2020, RUSSIAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW. All rights reserved.
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SCOPUS ID: 85115062915
PURE ID: 14181102
ISSN: 1728-192X
metadata.dc.description.sponsorship: Эта работа поддержана Швейцарским национальным научным фондом (грант PP00P1_144699).
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