This factsheet challenges common-sense ideas of 'the West'. The factsheet explains that it is important to see the power of so-called Western countries as dependent on the explotation of land, resources and labour.
Hall, S. (2018). "The West and the Rest: Discourse and Power". In Essential Essays, Volume 2: Identity and Diaspora. https://doi.org/10.1215/9781478002710
Tuhiwai Smith, P. L. (2012). "Imperialism, History, Writing and Theory." In Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. Zed Books. http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uvic/detail.action?docID=1426837