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2001

Intercultural studies

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Living Together As An Intercultural Task, Roland Hagenbüchle Jun 2001

Living Together As An Intercultural Task, Roland Hagenbüchle

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In his article, "Living Together as an Intercultural Task," Roland Hagenbüchle explores the multi-faceted challenges we face in a multicultural world. At the same time, he refers the reader to a survey of recent studies indispensable to an informed investigation of this topic. After analyzing the various options for coming to terms with life in multicultural societies and paying special attention to John Rawls' global model of justice as fairness and Martha C. Nussbaum's concept of a good life (based on the capability model), Hagenbüchle advances the transcultural concept of personhood as a non-hegemonic starting point for a dialogic ...


An Introduction To Intercultural Negotiations In The Americas And Beyond, Barbara Buchenau, Marietta Messmer Jun 2001

An Introduction To Intercultural Negotiations In The Americas And Beyond, Barbara Buchenau, Marietta Messmer

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Roots Of Identity: The National And Cultural Self In Présence Africaine, Marga Graf Jun 2001

Roots Of Identity: The National And Cultural Self In Présence Africaine, Marga Graf

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In her article, "Roots of Identity: The National and Cultural Self in Présence Africaine," Marga Graf investigates some of the difficulties African, American, Brazilian, and Caribbean Blacks of the mid-twentieth century encountered in their attempts to voice their cultural and racial self-understanding, a self-understanding struggling to a large extent to challenge the established dichotomy between black racial inferiority versus white superiority. After the Second World War, black intellectuals meeting at the Sorbonne in Paris founded the journal Présence Africaine, a journal that became the voice of blacks investigating their history and culture throughout the different regions of Africa as well ...


Southern American Regional Sensibility Versus The North, Krzysztof Kowalczyk-Twarowski Jun 2001

Southern American Regional Sensibility Versus The North, Krzysztof Kowalczyk-Twarowski

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In his paper, "Southern American Regional Sensibility versus the North," Krzysztof Kowalczyk-Twarowski investigates some key myths underlying the culture of the American South. Kowalczyk-Twarowski discusses the issue of national versus regional sensibility in early statesmen and writers such as Thomas Jefferson, George Fitzhugh, and John C. Calhoun. Starting with the mythology that evolved about North-South relations in the wake of the Civil War, Kowalczyk-Twarowski delineates some steps in the construction of regional feeling. In his analysis of the latter, Kowalczyk-Twarowski argues that the romanticized image of the South is a product of Northern needs for an antidote to the fast ...


Selected Bibliography For The Study Of Interculturality In The Americas: Theories And Practice, Barbara Buchenau, Marietta Messmer Jun 2001

Selected Bibliography For The Study Of Interculturality In The Americas: Theories And Practice, Barbara Buchenau, Marietta Messmer

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