Intercultural Relations in a Global World
The exploration of cross-cultural contact in a global and transnational world is essential in understanding how we can learn to live with difference in ways that go beyond tolerance. This book explores such contact in Euro-American/Australian societies as well as non-western multiethnic societies such as China, Malaysia, Indonesia and countries within Eastern Europe. The contributors in this book expose the power relations underpinning such encounters as well as explore the possibilities for meaningful dialogue.
Intercultural Relations in a Global and Transnational
Michele Lobo, Vince Marotta and Nicole Oke
Part I : Immigration, multiculturalism and nationalism
- Mismanaging Multiculturalism: The Official English Movement in the United States
- Comparing perceptions of immigrants and those of the
host society: Intercultural views and relations in Salzburg, Austria
- Paki on-a-bike:Negotiating the racialised terrains of Britain and Australia
- The role of the Holocaust in the Australian-Jewish
Michele Langfield and Pam Maclean
- Stories, Silence and Strategies: (Re)Articulation of Femininities in a Chinese Indonesian Family
Part II : Transnationalism and transnational identities
- Towards a common model of expatriate voting rights?
The case of Italian, Greek and Irish nationals abroad
Bruno Mascitelli and Simone Battiston
- Intergenerational Transnationalism in the case of
- Performing foreigners: Attributed and appropriated roles and identities of Westerners teaching English in Shanghai
- Online Communities as a Medium for Social Capital and
Social Integration: The Case of Malaysia
Wan Munira Wan Jaafar and Nabila Jaber
Part III : Interculturalism and cross-cultural contact
- The idea of the in-between subject in social and cultural
- Indigenized Representations in Glocalized Spaces
- From Aphasia to a Celebration in Language: Diasporic writers opening up dialogue between and within cultures
||Group Identity, Citizenship, Multiculturalism, Transnationalism
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Published by Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing.
Dr Michele Lobo is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University. Her research focuses on intercultural relations and the social inclusion of ethnic minorities.
Dr Vince Marotta is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University. He is Managing Editor of the Journal of Intercultural Studies (Routledge) and his research and publications focus on social theory, urban sociology, theories of the stranger and migration and multiculturalism.
Dr Nicole Oke is a Lecturer in Sociology & Community Development in the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Victoria University, Australia. Her research interests are in the areas of globalisation, transnationalism and migration.
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