Cheryl McEwan’s main research interests include the geographies of citizenship, democracy and transformation in South Africa, the lived experiences of postcoloniality in the global North and South, and the role of postcolonial theory within social science research. Recent work explores the potentially productive engagement between postcolonial theory and development studies, and the role of ethical trade in transforming working conditions and engendering empowerment in South Africa’s wine industry. She is author of Gender, Geography and Empire (Ashgate, 2000) and Postcolonialism and Development (Routledge, 2008), and is co-editor of Postcolonial Geographies (Continuum, 2002). She has published numerous articles in a wide range of journals in geography and the social sciences. She is currently Editor (Development Section) of Geography Compass and sits of the Editorial Board of the RGS-IBG/Blackwell Book Series.
Books by Cheryl McEwan
Edited by Alex Hughes, Cheryl McEwan, Jane Pollard
Postcolonial approaches to understanding economies are of increasing academic and political significance as questions about the nature of globalisation, transnational flows of capital and workers and the making and re-making of territorial borders assume centre stage in debates about contemporary economies and policy. Despite the growing academic and political urgency in understanding how ‘other’ cultures encounter ‘the west’, economics-oriented approaches within social… (more information)