The Dynamics of Transculturality

Concepts and Institutions in Motion
Author: Antje Flüchter,Jivanta Schöttli
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319097407
Category: Social Science
Page: 277
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The purpose of this volume is to identify and analyze the mechanisms and processes through which concepts and institutions of transcultural phenomena gain and are given momentum. Applied to a range of cases, including examples drawn from ancient Greece and modern India, the early modern Portuguese presence in China and politics of elite-mass dynamics in the People’s Republic of China, the book provides a template for the study of transcultural dynamics over time. Besides the epochal range, the papers in this volume illustrate the thematic diversity assembled under the umbrella of the Heidelberg Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context.” Drawing from both the humanities and social sciences, stretching across several world areas and centuries, the book is an interdisciplinary work, aptly reflected in the collaboration of its editors: a historian and political scientist.

Buddhism and the Dynamics of Transculturality

New Approaches
Author: Birgit Kellner
Publisher: de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110411539
Category: Religion
Page: 400
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For over 2500 years, Buddhism was implicated in processes of cultural interaction that in turn shaped Buddhist doctrines, practices and institutions. The contributions to this volume present detailed case studies on Buddhism's transcultural dynamics, ranging across different time periods, regions and disciplines, and addressing methodological challenges and theoretical problems.

Frontiers of transculturality in contemporary aesthetics

proceedings volume of the Intercontinental conference, University of Bologna, Italy, October 2000
Author: Grazia Marchianò,Raffaele Milani
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Philosophy
Page: 524
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Eine Einführung ins interkulturelle und transkulturelle Management

Introduction to inter- and transcultural management
Author: Gebhard Deissler
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656055432
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 217
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Fachbuch aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich BWL - Unternehmensführung, Management, Organisation, , Veranstaltung: Interkulturelles Management, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die Integration der kompelementären interkulturen/transkulturellen Kulturerkenntnis sind ein wissenschaftlich fundierter Ansatz für das Management der kulturellen Belange unseres Zeitalters im globalen Business ebenso wie in der Geopolitik und anderen Subsystemen des Planeten.

Engaging Transculturality

Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies
Author: Laila Abu-Er-Rub,Christiane Brosius,Sebastian Meurer,Susan Richter,Diamantis Panagiotopoulos
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781138226647
Category: Cross-cultural studies
Page: 476
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Engaging Transculturalityis an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional competencies, and a systematic and critical discussion of the field's central methodological concepts and terms. Based on a wide range of case studies, the book is divided into twenty-seven chapters across which cultural, social, and political issues relating to transculturality from Antiquity to today and within both Asian and European regions are explored. Key terms related to the field of transculturality are also discussed within each chapter, and the rich variety of approaches provided by the contributing authors offer the reader an expansive look into the field of transculturality. Offering a wealth of expertise, and equipped with a selection of illustrations, this book will be of interest to scholars and students from a variety of fields within the Humanities and Social Sciences. ion of illustrations, this book will be of interest to scholars and students from a variety of fields within the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Frames of Memory after 9/11

Culture, Criticism, Politics, and Law
Author: L. Bond
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137440104
Category: History
Page: 218
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This book examines the commemoration of 9/11 in American memorial culture. It argues that the emergence of counter-memories of September 11 has been compromised by the dominance of certain narrative paradigms – or, frames of memory – that have mediated the representation of the attacks across cultural, critical, political, and juridical discourses.

The Challenge of Transcultural Diversities

Transversal Study on the Theme of Cultural Policy and Cultural Diversity : Final Report
Author: Kevin Robins
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9287159688
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 167
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Globalisation trends have increased the transnational flows of cultural goods, media products and information, as well as human transnational migration. This publication considers how these developments are leading to greater and more complex patterns of diversity which are transnational and transcultural in nature, functioning across national frontiers and therefore creating new challenges for national policy frameworks, as well as for the role of the Council of Europe in this new transnational policy landscape.

New Media and Communication Across Religions and Cultures


Author: Nahon-Serfaty, Isaac
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466650362
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 328
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"This book offers a unique opportunity in both the social sciences, humanities, and communication fields to provide concrete concepts and notions in the areas of inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue"--

Transcultural Blended Learning and Teaching in Postsecondary Education


Author: Jean Francois, Emmanuel
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466620153
Category: Education
Page: 432
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Schedule constraints and other complicating factors can make face-to-face educational methods inadequate to the needs of learners. Thus, blended learning has emerged as a compromise that reconciles the need for high-tech and high-touch learning and teaching interactions. Transcultural Blended Learning and Teaching in Postsecondary Education educates readers across nations and cultures and strengthens their understanding of theories, models, research, applications, best practices, and emerging issues related to blended learning and teaching through a holistic and transcultural perspective. This research volume serves as a valued resource for faculty, administrators, and leaders in postsecondary institutions to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate blended learning programs and courses. It also provides researchers with the latest research in transcultural blended learning and teaching theories, findings, best practices, and emerging trends.

Transcultural Cities

Border-Crossing and Placemaking
Author: Jeffrey Hou
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135122040
Category: Architecture
Page: 336
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Transcultural Cities uses a framework of transcultural placemaking, cross-disciplinary inquiry and transnational focus to examine a collection of case studies around the world, presented by a multidisciplinary group of scholars and activists in architecture, urban planning, urban studies, art, environmental psychology, geography, political science, and social work. The book addresses the intercultural exchanges as well as the cultural trans-formation that takes place in urban spaces. In doing so, it views cultures not in isolation from each other in today’s diverse urban environments, but as mutually influenced, constituted and transformed. In cities and regions around the globe, migrations of people have continued to shape the makeup and making of neighborhoods, districts, and communities. For instance, in North America, new immigrants have revitalized many of the decaying urban landscapes, creating renewed cultural ambiance and economic networks that transcend borders. In Richmond, BC Canada, an Asian night market has become a major cultural event that draws visitors throughout the region and across the US and Canadian border. Across the Pacific, foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong transform the deserted office district in Central on weekends into a carnivalesque site. While contributing to the multicultural vibes in cities, migration and movements have also resulted in tensions, competition, and clashes of cultures between different ethnic communities, old-timers, newcomers, employees and employers, individuals and institutions. In Transcultural Cities Jeffrey Hou and a cross-disciplinary team of authors argue for a more critical and open approach that sees today’s cities, urban places, and placemaking as vehicles for cross-cultural understanding.

Transcultural Montage


Author: Christian Suhr,Rane Willerslev
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 0857459651
Category: Social Science
Page: 300
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The disruptive power of montage has often been regarded as a threat to scholarly representations of the social world. This volume asserts the opposite: that the destabilization of commonsense perception is the very precondition for transcending social and cultural categories. The contributors—anthropologists, filmmakers, photographers, and curators—explore the use of montage as a heuristic tool for comparative analysis in anthropological writing, film, and exhibition making. Exploring phenomena such as human perception, memory, visuality, ritual, time, and globalization, they apply montage to restructure our basic understanding of social reality. Furthermore, as George E. Marcus suggests in the afterword, the power of montage that this volume exposes lies in its ability to open the very “combustion chamber” of social theory by juxtaposing one’s claims to knowledge with the path undertaken to arrive at those claims.

Transcultural Psychiatry


Author: A. V. S. de Reuck,Ruth Porter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470716967
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia, in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists and clinicians around the world.

Emotions in Transmigration

Transformation, Movement and Identity
Author: A. Brooks,R. Simpson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284331
Category: Social Science
Page: 207
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The book explores the intersection of emotions and migration in a number of case studies from across the USA, Europe and Southeast Asia, including the transmigration of female domestic workers, transmigrant marriages, transmigrant workers in the entertainment industry and asylum seekers and refugees who are the victims of domestic violence.

Difference and Community

Canadian and European Cultural Perspectives
Author: Peter Easingwood,Konrad Gross,Lynette Hunter
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042000506
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 267
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This volume brings together essays which suggest that the relationship between Canada and Europe is a two-way process, as historically the traffic between them has been: either may have something to offer the other. Europe too acknowledges situations today in which difference and community are hard terms to reconcile. Difference refers to gender, sexuality, race, nationality, or language. Community is the collective understanding which must continually be renegotiated and reconstructed among these factors. The Canadian-European connection is one in which it seems especially appropriate to explore such circumstances. The topics covered include pioneer women's writing, transcultural women's fiction, canonical taxonomy of the contemporary novel, the city poem in Confederate Canada, poetry of the Great War, various ethno-cultural perspectives (Jewish, South Asian, Italian; Native reappropriations; Quebec cinema), literature and the media, and small-press publishing. Some of the authors treated: Sandra Birdsell, Nicole Brossard, Jack Hodgins, Henry Kreisel, Robert Kroetsch, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Archibald Lampman, Malcolm Lowry, Lesley Lum, Daphne Marlatt, Susanna Moodie, Bharati Mukherjee, Alice Munro, Frank Paci, and Susan Swan.

Revitalising Communities in a Globalising World


Author: Professor Lena Dominelli
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409490947
Category: Social Science
Page: 466
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Revitalising Communities in a Globalising World explores the opportunities and constraints that the dynamics of globalisation present for human development in a range of different countries and situations. Arguing that globalisation is currently a system of organising social relations along neoliberal lines, this timely volume examines practical examples of how people respond to significant social changes in their communities. The idea of communities is deconstructed to show that globalisation has collapsed the boundaries of time, space and place in ways that have exacerbated inequalities, at the same time giving rise to unparalleled riches for some. The book encompasses a number of case studies that speak to policymakers, practitioners, educators and students interested in studying globalisation and making the most of its potential for change.

Transcultural Marketing for Incremental and Radical Innovation


Author: Christiansen, Bryan
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466647507
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 588
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As technology continues to drive innovation and impact societies across multiple national boundaries and cultures, new approaches towards marketing products must be created and implemented to be successful in an era of hypercompetition. Transcultural Marketing for Incremental & Radical Innovation provides in depth discussion on tactics for improving existing products while inventing completely new products and product categories. This publication will prove to be helpful for scholars, practitioners, and university students who wish to better understand the importance of marketing products and services across different cultures and multiple languages.

The Handbook Of Transcultural Counselling And Psychotherapy


Author: Lago, Colin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335238491
Category: Psychology
Page: 352
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This fascinating book examines recent critical thinking and research findings in the field of transcultural counselling and psychotherapy.

»Global Art History«

Transkulturelle Verortungen von Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft
Author: Julia Allerstorfer,Monika Leisch-Kiesl
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839440610
Category: Art
Page: 304
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Der kontrovers diskutierte Begriff einer globalen Kunstgeschichte, »Global Art History«, wird in diesem Band zum übergreifenden Thema gemacht. Die Beiträge international renommierter KunsthistorikerInnen fokussieren jeweils spezifische Regionen und künstlerische Praxen, die in globalen und transkulturellen Zusammenhängen differenziert betrachtet werden. Es geht um Standortbestimmungen, theoretische Fundierungen und methodische Klärungen - und nicht zuletzt darum, wie Kunstgeschichten außerhalb euro-amerikanischer Kontexte gedacht und geschrieben werden.

Transitions: Race, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change


Author: Hanna Wallinger
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 9783825895310
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
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This book is about transitions, the manifold and dynamic process of change and exchange, variety and variation, difference and diversity, migration and globalisation. Contributions emphasize issues of race and ethnicity in the American cultural context, look at class-based, gender-oriented, religious, political, historical, social, and cultural negotiations, and question the meaningfulness of distinctions and boundaries in today's fast-changing world. Contributions include analyses of historical changes from Brown vs. Board of Education to 9/11, examinations of cultural transitions from regional identity to migratory artists, as well as explorations of literary adaptations ranging from Affrilachian poetry to cyberspace narrativity.

Cuban Counterpoints

The Legacy of Fernando Ortiz
Author: Mauricio Augusto Font,Alfonso W. Quiroz
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739109687
Category: Law
Page: 294
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While Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our understanding of Cuba and Latin America more generally has been widely recognized since the 1940s, recently there has been renewed interest in this scholar and activist who made lasting contributions to a staggering array of fields. For the first time in English, this volume of essays demonstrates his impact on a staggering array of fields. Much of his most challenging and provocative thinking—which embraced simultaneity, conflict, inherent contradiction, and hybridity—has remarkable relevance for current debates about Latin America's complex and evolving societies.