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Transcultural Encounters in Knowledge Production and Consumption

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This book is a distinctive collection on transcultural encounters in knowledge production and consumption, which are situated at the heart of pursuit for cognitive justice. It uniquely represents transcultural dialogues between academics of Australia, China and Malaysia, located on the borders of different knowledge systems. The uniqueness of this volume lies in the convergence of transcultural perspectives, which bring together diverse disciplines as cultural studies, education, media, translation theory and practice, arts, musicology, political science and literature. Each chapter explores the possibility of decolonising the knowledge production space as well as research methodologies. The chapters engage with `Chinese' and `western' thought on transcultural subjects and collectively articulate a new politics of difference, de-centring the dominant epistemologies and research paradigms in the global academia. Refracted through transcultural theories and practices, adapted to diverse traditions, histories and regional affiliations, and directed toward an international transcultural audience, the volume demonstrates expansive possibilities in knowledge production and contributes to the understanding of and between research scholarship which deals with collective societal and cultural challenges within the globalised world we live in. It would be of interest to researchers engaged with current critical debates in general and global scholars in transcultural and intercultural studies in specific.

Author Biography

Xianlin Song is Associate Professor and Confucius Centre Director at the University of Western Australia. Her research focuses on the current cultural transition and gender issues in contemporary China, and on international higher education Her most recent publication is the co-authored book with Professor Kay Schaffer, Women Writers in Post Socialist China (Routledge, 2014). Youzhong Sun is a professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University, the President of the China Association for Intercultural Communication, and the Chief Secretary of the Foreign Language Education Steering Committee under the Chinese Ministry of Education. His research interests span intercultural communication, English education, and American studies. He is the author and editor of more than 20 books and has published numerous articles in a number of journals at home and abroad.
Release date NZ
October 2nd, 2017
Contributor
Edited by Xianlin Song
Country of Publication
Singapore
Edition
1st ed. 2018
Illustrations
11 Illustrations, black and white; XXIII, 163 p. 11 illus.
Imprint
Springer Verlag, Singapore
Pages
163
ISBN-13
9789811049194
Product ID
26799900

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