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Spivak’s new book: An Aesthetic Education 

For those of you interested in the work of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, I suggest checking out her most recent publication, An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization.  The book gathers together a number of her most influential essays and reframes them through her critical analysis of what she calls an aesthetic education. She writes …

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The economics of happiness 

Title: The economics of happiness A film by: Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, & John Page Written and directed by: Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick & John Page Produced by: Helena Norberg-Hodge Call Number: HD82 .N67 2011 About the film: "The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, …

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Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind: Intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival 

Title: Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind: Intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival Authors: Geert Hofsted, Gert Jan Hofstede, and Michale Minkov Publisher: McGraw-Hill Call Number: HM1211 .H574 2010 From the Publisher: The landmark study of cultural differences across 70 nations,Cultures and Organizations helps readers look at how they think—and how they fail …

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Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice 

Title: Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice Editors: Angel M. Y. Lin and Peter W. Martin Publisher: Multilingual Matters Call Number: P40.8 .D43 2005 From the Publisher: This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking …

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The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy 

Title: The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy Editors: Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin, Geoffrey Garrett Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008 Call Number: HF1359 .G5685 2008 From the Publisher: "The diffusion of markets and democracy around the world was a defining feature of the late twentieth century. Many social scientists view this …

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Cross-border teaching and the globalization of higher education : problems of funding, curriculum quality, and international accreditation 

Title: Cross-border teaching and the globalization of higher education : problems of funding, curriculum quality, and international accreditation Author: Andrys Onsman Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2010. Call Number: LC1095 .O67 2010 From the Publisher: This book critically considers the current trend to global interactivity in the area of Higher Education and asks …

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Understanding Ethnic Media 

Title: Understanding ethnic media : producers, consumers, and societies Author : Matthew D. Matsaganis, Vikki S. Katz, Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE. Call number: P94.5.M55 M38 2011  From the Publisher: This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review and analysis of how media produced by ethnic communities, and for ethnic communities, affect identity and perceived lines of division between “us” and “others,” as well as …

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