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Changing referents : learning across space and time in China and the West

Author: Leigh K Jenco
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even as globalisation has exposed the Eurocentric character of the academic theories used to understand the world, most scholarship continues to rely on the same parochial vocabulary it critiques. Against those who insist our thinking cannot escape the dominant terms of Euro-American modernity, this book shows how methods for understanding cultural others can take theoretical guidance from those very bodies of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh K Jenco
ISBN: 9780190263843 0190263849
OCLC Number: 964662462
Target Audience: Specialized
Description: 1 online resource

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Even as globalisation has exposed the Eurocentric character of the academic theories used to understand the world, most scholarship continues to rely on the same parochial vocabulary it critiques. Against those who insist our thinking cannot escape the dominant terms of Euro-American modernity, this book shows how methods for understanding cultural others can take theoretical guidance from those very bodies of thought typically excluded by political and social theory

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