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What does Gilroy say about the postcolonial era?

Colonial discourses continue to inform contemporary attitudes to race and ethnicity in the postcolonial era.

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What does Gilroy say about racial hierarchies?

Civilisation constructs racial hierarchies and sets up binary oppositions based on notions of otherness.

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Theory in a nutshell

Even though we no longer have colonies, the representation of these groups is still affected by that time.

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What was colonialism?

When a group of people from a country such as the British Empire took over less developed lands to exploit and establish their own culture within the territory.