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Title Polyculturalism and discourse / edited by Anja Schwarz and Russell West-Pavlov
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 279 pages) : illustrations, map
Series At the interface/probing the boundaries
At the interface/probing the boundaries.
Contents Polyculturalism and Discourse; Contents; Introduction; Coming to Terms with Genocidal Pasts in Comparative Perspective: Germany and Australia; "Ein komplexes und wechselhaftes Spiel": Sprachliche Resignifikation in Kanak Sprak und Aboriginal English; Strategic Uses of Multiculturalism in Germany and Australia; Privileged Discourses of Hate in Australia and Germany: the Holocaust and the Stolen Generation; Discourses of Uprooting, Discourses of Re-Routing: Autobiographical Discourse and Cultural Nomadism in Foucault, Castro and Flusser
Towards another Modernity? Multicultural Discourse in German and Australian Film from the 1970s to the 1990s"We will decide who comes to this country": Inclusion, Exclusion and the National Imaginary; Von der Expansion zur Lokalisierung der Wissenschaften in multikulturellen Gesellschaften: Australische und europäische Erfahrungen; Negotiating Nationhood in Multi-Ethnic Germany: an Australian Perspective; The Pacific Solution meets Fortress Europe: Emerging Parallels in Transnational Refugee Regimes; Index; Notes on Contributors
Summary This volume gathers together research by ten scholars engaging with multicultural discourse in Australia and Germany. The term 'polyculturalism' rather than 'multiculturalism' is employed deliberately to re-open a space in which the workings of discourse on culturally diverse societies, both as archive or practice, and as intervention, can be considered in greater depth. The inter-cultural perspective and wide range of disciplinary affiliations exhibited by the essays in this volume contribute to this goal: whereas the majority of discourse analytical work addresses the diversity of speaking p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Multiculturalism -- Australia.
Multiculturalism -- Germany.
Politics and culture -- Australia.
Politics and culture -- Germany.
Australia -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
Australia -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Germany -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
Germany -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Schwarz, Anja, 1976-
West-Pavlov, Russell, 1964-
ISBN 1435612159 (electronic bk.)
9781435612150 (electronic bk.)