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Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary ... - Page 10
by Chadwick Allen - 2002 - 308 pages
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On Education and Values: In Praise of Pariahs and Nomads

George David Miller, Conrad P. Pritscher - Education - 1995 - 161 pages
...we can view it as a meeting place of a multiplicity of social worlds, of "contact zones," that is, "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths. "2o This vision of the classroom, whose archetype...
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Joyce, Race, and Empire

Vincent J. Cheng - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 329 pages
...imperialism" ("Writing," 76). 13. Pratt defines "contact zone" in this way: "I use this term to refer to the social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the...
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Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only

Linda Brodkey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 315 pages
...Mary Louise Pratt, the autoethnography is well suited to what she calls "contact zones," described as "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power" (1991: 24) . Writing from the contact zone disputes representations of such social spaces as...
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Fremde Texte verstehen: Festschrift für Lothar Bredella zum 60. Geburtstag

Herbert Christ, Michael Legutke - Cultural relations - 1996 - 348 pages
...differently, transculturation is "a phenomenon of the contact zone" which Pratt defined in an earlier essay as "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermath as they are lived out in many parts of the...
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Internet Culture

David Porter - Computers - 1997 - 279 pages
...concept to computer interfaces. They argue that computers, like other systems of cultural power, create "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the...
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Mass Culture and Everyday Life

Peter Gibian - Social Science - 1997 - 304 pages
...for understanding and taking advantage of the sites of meetings between cultures:"Contoct zones are social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of higbly asymmetrical relations of power." But though we can imagine an ideal talk show that would frame...
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Theorizing Composition: A Critical Sourcebook of Theory and Scholarship in ...

Mary Lynch Kennedy - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 405 pages
...the basis of literacy teaching and theorizing (34). More specifically, Pratt defines contact zones as "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the...
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Literacy Theory in the Age of the Internet

Todd W. Taylor, Irene Ward - Education - 1998 - 177 pages
...discovered (or, perhaps more precisely, uncovered) three different contact zones, three quite distinct "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power" (Pratt 34). The creation of the first contact zone was intentional and in fact encouraged by...
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Multiculturalism in Transit: A German-American Exchange

Klaus J. Milich, Jeffrey M. Peck - Political Science - 1998 - 290 pages
...transculturation is "a phenomenon of the contact zone," which Pratt defined in an earlier essay as "social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple...often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermath as they are lived out in many parts of the...
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Cultural Diversity and the U.S. Media

Yahya R. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli - Social Science - 1998 - 307 pages
...between two hostile groups as a process of transversing "contact zones," a term she uses to "refer to social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of power" (Pratt, 1991, p. 34). Intercultural relations between African...
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