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Global academe : engaging intellectual discourse

Author: Silvia Nagy-Zekmi
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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Addresses the representation of the economic, political, and cultural interrelations between agents involved in the process of intellectual activity. Analyzes the transformation in intellectual  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Nagy-Zekmi
ISBN: 9780230118201 0230118208
OCLC Number: 786136934
Description: 1 online resource ()
Contents: PART I: HOMO ACADEMICUS: MAKING THE CASE From Rational to Relevant: What Counts as 'Public' Knowledge?; J.S.Andrews From the Organic to the Accidental: Cultural Studies and the Proliferation of Contemporary Categories of the Academic as Public Intellectual; H.K.Wright Beyond the Specialist/Generalist Framework? Reflections on Three Decades of the Comparative History of Intellectual Discourse; K.A.Jakobsen Homo Academicus, Quo Vadis?; J.Servaes The Enemy Within? Intellectuals and Violence in the 'Postmodern Condition'; M.Stocchetti Far Out! : The Existential Situation of the African-American Public Intellectual; A.DeRango-Adem Language and Limitations: Toward a New Praxis of Public Intellectualism; K.Comer & T.Jensen PART II: CASE STUDIES Should Philosophers Become Public Intellectuals?; S.Rickless The Ethics of Public Intellectual Work; D.Beard Antonio Cornejo Polar and the Engagement of Intellectuals; J.Zevallos-Aguilar International Perspectives on Speaking Truth to Power; D.R.Heisey Imagined Community Service: The Need for Queer Approaches to Service Learning; A.Myers Writing with an Accent; L.Ezzaher
Responsibility: edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis.


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