Malaysia and the Development Process: Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas [NOOK Book]

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Drawing on recent deconstructions in anthropology, postcolonial studies, and critical sociology, Malaysia and the Development Process situates and explores the phenomenon of international knowledge transfers within the context of globalization. Based on primary and secondary research, and a series of 'experiential' reflections, fieldwork was conducted in two foreign electronics multinationals and a variety of public and semi-public institutions. The findings reassess issues of knowledge, power, subjectivity and ...
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Malaysia and the Development Process: Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas

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Overview

Drawing on recent deconstructions in anthropology, postcolonial studies, and critical sociology, Malaysia and the Development Process situates and explores the phenomenon of international knowledge transfers within the context of globalization. Based on primary and secondary research, and a series of 'experiential' reflections, fieldwork was conducted in two foreign electronics multinationals and a variety of public and semi-public institutions. The findings reassess issues of knowledge, power, subjectivity and agency, and the relations between the West and the non-West, as they are negotiated between and within multinational workplaces and local agencies in Malaysia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135932206
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Series: Studies in International Relations
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Institutional ethnography and multivocality 19
Ch. 3 Modernity and the international management gaze 37
Ch. 4 Towards Vision 2020 and the new Malay[sian] 67
Ch. 5 Quality in the service of development 97
Ch. 6 Mediating culture and mediation by culture 133
Ch. 7 Counter-representations and negotiations for voice 157
Ch. 8 Discussion and conclusion 187
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