Postmodernity according to Hall
It is ambiguous depending on where you are in the world; the meaningschange, but in terms of pop culture, there is ³always an ambivalentrelationship to European high culture.´ (This would include the art andliterature of the so called ³dead white men.´) This means that meanings are³historically contingent.´
A global phenomenon that has ³shifted the terrain of culture toward thepopular´ or culturally dominant which tends to ³decenter or displace´ grandnarratives and old hierarchies.
Difference is fetishized. Multiculturalism«..
in developing countries««.
Is this similar to Collins¶ and Anderson¶s idea of colorblindedness?
Matched by backlash, ³the aggressive resistance to difference . . .´
Example: Obama as ³race´ and Clinton as ³gender´ candidates. What isMcCain then? (Why isn¶t he the ³age´ candidate? Why isn¶t Palin¶sgendera big deal?)