Asia as Method in Education Studies

Asia as Method in Education Studies

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Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsinga€™s evocative Asia as Method; this booka€™s inspirational source. Chen insists that studies of Asia move beyond their paralysing fixation on the West as either a positive or negative referent and that they develop their own standpoints, reference points and research agendas. Asia as Method in Education Studies, is therefore, a provocative and suggestive exploration of educational ideas imported from the West. Chena€™s challenge provokes the writers in this collection to consider the implications of colonial and imperialist forces for education systems, policies and practices as well as for educational research itself. The writers offer examples of what it means to rethink and re-examine education in Asia beyond both the Western imperialist eye and the post-colonial a€˜politics of resentmenta€™. Asia as Method in Education Studies combines the diverse research of scholars from various countries of Asia as they consider, for example: Struggles to Construct New Research Imaginations in Response to Chena€™s Challenges East-West Dialogue: Three Cases in Chinese Educational Research qAsia as [a] methodq of Complexity and Dialogue Generalizing the Self? Asianizing Perspectives on International Education and the Formation of Self Against Asia-centric Methods: Australia-China Theoretic-linguistic Knowledge Co-production Highly anticipated for its novel contemporary perspectives, this book offers researchers specialising in educational studies and policy-making fresh practices of thought.Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Chen, K.-H. (2010). Asia as Method: Toward deimperialism [Kindle version]. Retrieved from: Fung, Y.L. (1976). Short History of Chinese Philosophy, edited by D. Bodde. New York: The Free Press.

Title:Asia as Method in Education Studies
Author:Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan, Jane Kenway
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-02-11


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