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Global academe : engaging intellectual discourse

Author: Silvia Nagy-Zekmi; Karyn L Hollis
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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The representation of the economic, political, cultural and, more importantly, global interrelations between agents involved in the process of intellectual activity is at the core of the inquiry in this volume that scrutinizes a distinct transformation occurring in the modalities of intellectual production also detectable in the changing role of academics themselves. In our transitional era, due to a worldwide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Nagy-Zekmi; Karyn L Hollis
ISBN: 9780230118201 0230118208
OCLC Number: 730404403
Description: xvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the location of public intellectual discourse / Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis --
In the marketplace of illusion. The public intellectual in a landscape of mediated humanness / Joseph Robertson --
From rational to relevant : what counts as "public" knowledge? / J. Scott Andrews --
From the organic through the specific to the accidental : cultural studies and the (potential) proliferation of contemporary categories of the academic as public intellectual / Handel K. Wright --
Beyond the specialist/generalist framework. Reflections on three decades of the comparative history of intellectual discourse / Kjetil Ansgar Jakobsen --
Homo academicus, quo vadis? / Jan Servaes --
The enemy within? : Intellectuals, violence and the "postmodern condition" / Matteo Stocchetti --
Far out! Exile, hipsterism, and the existential situation of the African-American public intellectual / Adebe DeRango-Adem --
Language and limitations : toward a new praxis of public intellectualism / Kathryn Comer and Tim Jensen --
Should philosophers become public intellectuals? / Samuel Rickless --
The ethics of public intellectual / David Beard --
Multilingual academics in a global world and the burden of responsibility / Lahcen Ezzaher --
International perspectives on speaking truth to power / D. Ray Heisey and Ehsan Shaghasemi --
Imagined community service : queering narratives of place and time in service-learning / Amin Emika.
Responsibility: edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis.
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