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" contact zones" as "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination — like colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out across... "
Post-colonial Studies: The Key Concepts - Page 234
by Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin Bill Ashcroft, Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin - 2000 - 275 pages
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Writing Women and Space: Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies

Alison Blunt, Gillian Rose - Social Science - 1994 - 256 pages
...accurate to see it more complexly, as a collision of cultures in what she calls "the contact zone," "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash and grapple with each other, often in highly assymetrical relations of domination and subordination."8 She stresses the idea it is inadequate simply...
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Travelers, Immigrants, Inmates: Essays in Estrangement

Frances Bartkowski - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 183 pages
...and politically. Pratt calls the writing about elsewhere narratives of and from the contact zones: "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination" (4). And these zones still exert their force upon those who meet there,...
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Round My Way: Authority and Double-Consciousness in Three Urban High School ...

Eli Goldblatt - Language Arts & Disciplines - 179 pages
...narrative. I met and worked with these students in what Pratt calls a "contact zone," a social space "where disparate cultures meet, clash, and grapple...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination—like colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out...
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The Anthropological Turn in Literary Studies

Jürgen Schlaeger - Anthropology in literature - 1996 - 299 pages
...Imperial Eyes (1992),38 Mary Louise Pratt develops a model of "criticism in the contact zone," refering to "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination."39 Analyzing the history of travel writing, she argues that this genre...
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Nostalgic Angels: Rearticulating Hypertext Writing

Johndan Johnson-Eilola - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 273 pages
...and cultural theorist Pratt (1992), who developed at length the concept of linguistic contact zones: "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination" (p. 4). Pratt analyzed the ways European and North American cultures...
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Border Theory: The Limits of Cultural Politics

Scott Michaelsen, David E. Johnson - Political Science - 1997 - 266 pages
...argument from that of Mary Louise Pratt. In her introduction, she talks usefully about "contact zones" — "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination" (1992, 4). For her, however, the contact zone is a place where cultures...
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The Scramble for Art in Central Africa

Enid Schildkrout, Curtis A. Keim - Art - 1998 - 257 pages
...Westerners of different national origins and backgrounds within what Pratt has called contact zones, "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination - like colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out...
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Mappings: Feminism and the Cultural Geographies of Encounter

Susan Stanford Friedman - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 360 pages
...Madison. 1 . I am adapting Mary Louise Pratt's resonant term "contact zones," which she defines as "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination — like colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out...
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Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle

Ryan Bishop, Lillian S. Robinson - Business & Economics - 1998 - 278 pages
...continuum of positions within it. Such a site is one of those that Pratt refers to as "contact zones," or "social spaces where disparate cultures meet, clash,...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination — like colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out...
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The Body in the Library

Leigh Dale, Simon Ryan - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 272 pages
...between white and black settlemem. Such a comact zone is defined by Mary Louise Pratt as a social site "where disparate cultures meet, clash, and grapple...each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination." 4 The Eastern Cape experienced repeated wars between settler and indigene...
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