... this is no doctrinaire tract but rather a concerted attempt to look at important cultural problems from a fresh perspective.... Chow’s book is an excellent example of its type."—Discourse & Society
I believe that Rey Chow has written a powerful set of essays which offer a critical strategy for approaching questions of otherness and other societies by forcing us to constantly reassess our position." —Harry Harootunian
Writing Diaspora questions aspects of cultural politics, including the legacies of European imperialism and colonialism, the media, pedagogy, literature, literacy, sexuality, intellectual labor, the uses and abuses of theory, and popularized notions about "others."