Subaltern
(1,796 words)

Abstract: Subaltern, a term coined by Antonio Gramsci to refer to those groups in society that are subject to the hegemony of the ruling classes, has become an important concept in postcolonial studie…

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Bill Ashcroft, “Subaltern”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 27 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000487>
First published online: 2016



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