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dc.contributor.authorHokowhitu, Brendanen_NZ
dc.date.available2014-11-10T20:16:47Z
dc.date.copyright2007en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationHokowhitu, B. (2007). Voice and the Postmodern Condition. Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue, (9: Voice), 7–13.en
dc.identifier.issn1179-8912en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/5173
dc.descriptionPermission kindly granted to reproduce this article from the Junctures editorial board.en_NZ
dc.description.abstract“Subjectivity” and “voice” are inextricably tied. Indeed, as many of the contributors to this issue of Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue argue, voice is the expression of the subject. The modern Western conceptualisations of one’s voice, one’s voting rights, one’s right to communicate, one’s right to be heard, scream, laugh, burble, talk in one’s own language, one’s demand for self-determination, one’s right to be silent etc., describe products of the Enlightenment’s humanistic argument for individual freedom and expression. But is one’s right to an individual voice merely an illusion? Certainly Foucault’s “death of man” – where he claims that the humanist conception of “man” (as a self-contained rational agent) was the creation of a unique set of historical contingencies – would suggest accordingly that voice as “self-expression” of subjectivity is a mirage.1 Likewise, contributor Pat Hoffie’s thoughts on reality and representation in an “Age of Terror” problematises the notion of individual voice, especially in relation to the recently deceased Jean Baudrillard’s response to the events of 9/11 in Der Spiegel where he argued that globalisation has reduced everything into “a negotiable, quantifiable exchange value.”2en_NZ
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dc.relation.ispartofJunctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogueen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.junctures.org/en_NZ
dc.subjectVoiceen_NZ
dc.subjectFredric Jamesonen_NZ
dc.subjectLogic of Late Capitalismen_NZ
dc.subjectJuncturesen_NZ
dc.subjectBrendan Hokowhituen_NZ
dc.subjectTe Tumuen_NZ
dc.subjectUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshB Philosophy (General)en_NZ
dc.titleVoice and the Postmodern Conditionen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.description.versionPublisheden_NZ
otago.date.accession2009-04-22en_NZ
otago.relation.issue9: Voiceen_NZ
otago.bitstream.endpage13en_NZ
otago.bitstream.startpage7en_NZ
otago.openaccessOpenen_NZ
dc.identifier.eprintste-tumu71en_NZ
dc.description.refereedTRUEen_NZ
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