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Intercultural Relations in a Global and Transnational World

Lobo, Michele, Marcotta, Vince and Oke, Nicole (2011) Intercultural Relations in a Global and Transnational World. In: Intercultural Relations in a Global World. Lobo, Michele, Marotta, Vince and Oke, Nicole, eds. On diversity . Common Ground, Champaign, Ill., pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

Economic and cultural globalisation has increased and intensified cross-cultural contacts and has resulted in an increasing number of 'multiple' and hybrid cultures. Cross-cultural contacts have created moments of tensions and incommmensurability, but also moments of dialogue, understanding and transgression. The exploration of cross-cultural contacts in a global transnational world is essential in understanding how we can learn to live with difference in ways that go beyond tolerance. Nonetheless such a dialogue is difficult, particularly if cross-cultural contact between dominant and minority cultures is based on unequal power relationships.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781863359047
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23945, diversity, interculturalism, multiculturalism, globalisation, social theory, migration studies
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
FOR Classification > 2002 Cultural Studies
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
SEO Classification > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding
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Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 04:29
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2012 04:29
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8740
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