Tag: Transnational

Knowledge Hierarchies in Transnational Education Staging dissensus


Knowledge Hierarchies in Transnational Education: Staging dissensus By Jing Qi
2015 | 222 Pages | ISBN: 1138826839 | PDF | 3 MB
Transnational education seeks equivalence in standards and/or relevance of outcomes through the transfer of Western theories, concepts and methods. Utilising a critique-interpretative approach, Jing Qi argues that equivalence/relevance-oriented approaches to transnational education assume the legitimacy of the global knowledge hierarchy. Euro-American educational theories are imposed as defaults in non-Western educational communities of imagined consensus. Grounded in a study of a five-year transnational teacher education and community capacity-building program in Northern Chile, the book investigates the relationships between theoretical knowledge, knowledge hierarchies and critique. Transnational education communities are recognised as sites of critiques where conflictual and conceptual ‘dissensus’ disrupts global and local knowledge hierarchies. Critique is deployed by educational actors in their everyday engagement in transnational education to stage dissensus, which constantly re-draws the lines of possibility for knowledge co-construction.A matrix mapping system is designed to chart and theorise the Chilean educational actors’ critiques along the trail of concept translation, learning, application and innovation of knowledge hierarchies, which operate at and across global, transnational, local and the newly-created local-global levels. This book examines how these critiques modulate the ascendancy of knowledge hierarchies to enfranchise non-western educational actors for theoretical knowledge production that addresses local needs. Knowledge Hierarchies in Transnational Education will be of key value to researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of international education, teacher education and globalisation.

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The Macedonian Conflict Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World


Loring M. Danforth, "The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World"
English | ISBN: 0691043574 | | 296 pages | EPUB | 5 MB
Greeks and Macedonians are presently engaged in an often heated dispute involving competing claims to a single identity. Each group asserts that they, and they alone, have the right to identify themselves as Macedonians. The Greek government denies the existence of a Macedonian nation and insists that all Macedonians are Greeks, while Macedonians vehemently assert their existence as a unique people. Here Loring Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition, and the role of the state in the process of building a nation. The conflict is set in the broader context of Balkan history and in the more narrow context of the recent disintegration of Yugoslavia.

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Transnational Architecture and Urbanism Rethinking How Cities Plan, Transform, and Learn


Davide Ponzini, "Transnational Architecture and Urbanism: Rethinking How Cities Plan, Transform, and Learn "
English | ISBN: 0415787920 | 2020 | 306 pages | PDF | 37 MB
Transnational Architecture and Urbanism combines urban planning, design, policy, and geography studies to offer place-based and project-oriented insight into relevant case studies of urban transformation in Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Weaving Solidarity Decolonial Perspectives on Transnational Advocacy of and with the Mapuche (Mapudzungun)


Weaving Solidarity: Decolonial Perspectives on Transnational Advocacy of and with the Mapuche (Mapudzungun) By Sebastian Garbe
2022 | 348 Pages | ISBN: 3837658252 | PDF | 6 MB
With this historical framework in mind, the present study is based on theidea that decolonial movements, especially of groups in Latin America, suchas the Zapatistas or the Mapuche,6serve as key reference points for contemporary expressions of international solidarity in the Global North. Nevertheless,the struggle of the Mapuche in particular is largely overlooked and internationally unrecognised. For that purpose, the present study provides a detailed account of how the struggle of the Mapuche became transnationalised sincethe 1970s (chapter four) and explains the reasons for transnational Mapucheadvocacy transcending the domestic context in Chile, as well as its frameworkand strategies (chapter five).Notwithstanding, using Indigenous movements as reference points forstruggles for liberation and emancipation is not without its difficulties. Onthe one hand, such decolonial movements outside of Eurocentric constraintsare often conceptualised as historical alternatives outside of the left-wingmelancholia (Traverso 2017) in the Global North-that is, a state of mindto mourn and self-reflect upon the failed and defeated left-wing politicalprojects throughout the twentieth century, that nevertheless continue to inspire future political action. As such, they carry the burden of representinga historical horizon for humankind beyond late capitalism and the climatecrisis. Put in drastic terms, the Global North needs to "forget the socialistmumbo-jumbo and play the Indian card" (Oppenheimer 2002, 54).The presentresearch will engage in that debate and discuss the complicated relationshipbetween the Mapuche and the non-Indigenous Left, as well as the consequences and opportunities arising thereof.On the other hand, and taking the insights from postcolonial critique tothe context of the Americas, there is a long-lasting tradition in the GlobalNorth of stereotyping and romanticising American Indigenous and Nativepeople (Berkhofer 1979). Particularly, the German-speaking context has beenanalysed as overly enthusiastically engaging with and referring to Indigenouspeople and Native Americans. Here, the term "Indianthusiasm" intends to describe the particular German racial gaze through which Indigenous peopleand Native Americans are racially stereotyped, idealised, and romanticised(Calloway, Gemunden, and Zantop 2002; Usbeck 2015). In addition to thesedebates, the present study seeks to critically discuss the relevance of a Maputhusiasm within the expressions and experiences of international solidarity and advocacy with and of the Mapuche.

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Salsa and its Transnational Moves


Salsa and its Transnational Moves By Sheenagh Pietrobruno
2006 | 262 Pages | ISBN: 0739110535 | PDF | 8 MB
‘Salsa and Its Transnational Moves’ presents a brilliant critical analysis of salsa dancing in a major North American city. Drawing from a vast number of disciplines, author Sheenagh Pietrobruno focuses on the tension between the status of dance as a bodily expression of identity and its function as a cultural commodity within the economic life of modern day cities. This engaging work investigates the transnational movements of salsa by exploring the circulation of salsa within the Montreal dance scene, nourished by the continuous flow of a people, and examining the commodification of the Latino culture. Pietrobruno’s analysis is singular in highlighting how the migration of a people and a dance represent displacements that are not always homologous. At the core of this work, Pietrobruno offers an extensive and intricate ethnography of the institutions and individuals involved in shaping the Montreal salsa scene that will appeal to academics and general audiences alike, who are interested in the study of anthropology, popular music, dance, gender, ethnicity, and culture.

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Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights Identity, Advocacy and Norms


Corinne Lennox, "Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights: Identity, Advocacy and Norms "
English | ISBN: 0367025078 | 2019 | 270 pages | EPUB | 842 KB
This book explores the ways in which minority groups across the world are reshaping the international minority rights protection system. It documents the actions of four major groups that are using transnational social mobilisation to achieve recognition of their identities and their rights. The result is a greater pluralism in global identity politics and a wide range of new group-specific standards that can inform policies on multiculturalism, political participation, and socio-economic inclusion in the national and international spheres.

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Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries


Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries By
2010 | 347 Pages | ISBN: 0813805678 | PDF | 6 MB
Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries reviews and synthesizes the existing literature, focusing on rights-based management and the creation of economic incentives to manage transnational tuna fisheries. Transnational tuna fisheries are among the most important fisheries in the world, and tuna commissions are increasingly shifting toward this approach. Comprehensively covering the subject, Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries summarizes global experience and offers practical applications for applying rights-based management and the creation of economic incentives, addressing potential problems as well as the total level of capacity. This reference work is divided into four parts, beginning with an overview of the book, including the issues, property rights, and rights-based management. The subsequent sections address issues arising with property rights, discuss bycatch, and cover compliance, enforcement, trade measures, and politics. Written by an expert team of international authors, Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries will appeal to social and fisheries scientists and fishery managers in universities and research institutions, government and non-governmental organizations, fisheries management bodies, members of the fishing industry, and international institutions.Content: Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1-10): Dr. Robin Allen, Dr. James Joseph, Dr. Dale Squires and Elizabeth StryjewskiChapter 2 Addressing the Problem of Excess Fishing Capacity in Tuna Fisheries (pages 11-38): Dr. James Joseph, Dr. Dale Squires, Dr. William Bayliff and Professor Theodore GrovesChapter 3 Property and Use Rights in Fisheries (pages 39-64): Dr. Dale SquiresChapter 4 Rights?Based Management in Transnational Tuna Fisheries (pages 65-86): Dr. Robin Allen, Dr. William Bayliff, Dr. James Joseph and Dr. Dale SquiresChapter 5 The Benefits and Costs of Transformation of Open Access on the High Seas (pages 87-95): Dr. Robin Allen, Dr. William Bayliff, Dr. James Joseph and Dr. Dale SquiresChapter 6 International Fisheries Law and the Transferability of Quota: Principles and Precedents (pages 97-125): Professor Andrew SerdyChapter 7 Can Rights Put It Right? Industry Initiatives to Resolve Overcapacity Issues: Observations from a Boat Deck and a Manager’s Desk (pages 127-135): Daryl R. SykesChapter 8 Rights?Based Management of Tuna Fisheries: Lessons from the Assignment of Property Rights on the Western US Frontier (pages 137-154): Professor Gary D. LibecapChapter 9 The Economics of Allocation in Tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (pages 155-162): Professor R. Quentin Grafton, Professor Rognvaldur Hannesson, Bruce Shallard, Daryl R. Sykes and Dr. Joseph TerryChapter 10 Allocating Fish across Jurisdictions (pages 163-179): Professor Jon M. Van DykeChapter 11 Buybacks in Transnational Fisheries (pages 181-194): Dr. Dale Squires, Dr. James Joseph and Professor Theodore GrovesChapter 12 Limited Access in Transnational Tuna Fisheries (pages 195-211): Brian Hallman, Professor Scott Barrett, Raymond P. Clarke, Dr. James Joseph and Dr. Dale SquiresChapter 13 Individual Transferable Quotas for Bycatches: Lessons for the Tuna-Dolphin Issue (pages 213-224): Professor Rognvaldur HannessonChapter 14 Incentives to Address Bycatch Issues (pages 225-248): Dr. Heidi Gjertsen, Dr. Martin Hall and Dr. Dale SquiresChapter 15 Prospects for Use Rights in Tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (pages 249-268): Professor Frank AlcockChapter 16 Flags of Convenience and Property Rights on the High Seas (pages 269-281): Professor Elizabeth R. DesombreChapter 17 Japanese Policies, Ocean Law, and the Tuna Fisheries: Sustainability Goals, the IUU Issue, and Overcapacity (pages 283-320): Dr. Kathryn J. Mengerink, Professor Harry N. Scheiber and Professor Yann?Huei SongChapter 18 Quasi?Property Rights and the Effectiveness of Atlantic Tuna Management 321 (pages 321-332): Professor D. G. Webster

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