A Geopolitics of Academic Writing

By: A. Suresh Canagarajah

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A Geopolitics of Academic Writing critiques current scholarly publishing practices and principles, exposing the inequalities in the way academic knowledge is constructed and legitimized. A. Suresh Canagarajah a periphery scholar now working in (and writing from) the center examines the broad Western conventions governing academic writing and argues that their dominance leads to the marginalization of appropriation of the knowledge of Third World communities. “This is bold and intellectually honest attempt to deal with the ethnography of writing focusing on the post-Foucauldian problem of power-knowledge as it applies to the unequal relationship between centers of academic power located in the United States and Europe and various peripheries located mostly in the Third World..Printed Pages: 344.

Title: A Geopolitics of Academic Writing

Author Name: A. Suresh Canagarajah

Categories: India, Media Studies,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2007

ISBN: 8125031111

ISBN 13: 9788125031116

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 101869

Keywords: A Geopolitics of Academic Writing A. Suresh Canagarajah