John Hutnyk
John Hutnyk

John Hutnyk is author of a number of books including “The Rumour of Calcutta: Tourism, Charity and the Poverty of Representation” (1996 Zed); “Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry” (2000 Pluto Press); “Bad Marxism: Capitalism and Cultural Studies” (2004 Pluto), and co-authored with Virinder Kalra and Raminder Kaur: “Diaspora and Hybridity” (2005 Sage). Editor of several volumes of essays, including “Dis-Orienting Rhythms: the Politics of the New Asian Dance Music” (1996 Zed, co ed with Sharma and Sharma) editions of the journals ‘Theory, Culture and Society’ and ‘Post-colonial Studies’, and of a festschrift for Klaus Peter Koepping called “Celebrating Transgression” (2006 Berghahn, co-ed with Ursula Rao). The edited volume "Beyond Borders" came out July 2012 with Pavement Books. He has a blog called Trinketization (http://hutnyk.wordpress.com )


Books by John Hutnyk

Pantomime Terror

Music and Politics

Feb 2014

The war on terror thrives on pantomime demons, created and maintained by political opportunism, convenient stereotype and uncritical celebrity scholarship.

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