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To what ends? : the struggle for Asia literacy in Australia

Hughes, Kirrilee Jane

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'Asia literacy' is an Australian aspiration to 'know Asia'. This thesis is thus a study of place, of language and of identity in relation to both 'Asia' and 'Australia'. I employ a critical spatial perspective and argue for the importance of context in conceiving the rationale for, objectives of and agency within Asia literacy. Context is not simply a question of classrooms and resources, or of which Asian societies and languages to prioritise. Rather, context is created in languages and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156355
DOI: 10.25911/5d514b74039c8

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