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Conceptualizing international education: From international student to international study

Madge, C.; Raghuram, P. and Noxolo, P. (2015). Conceptualizing international education: From international student to international study. Progress in Human Geography, 39(6) pp. 681–701.

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In a rapidly changing transnational eduscape, it is timely to consider how best to conceptualize international education. Here we argue for a conceptual relocation from international student to international study as a means to bridge the diverse literatures on international education. International study also enables recognition of the multiple contributions (and resistances) of international students as agents of knowledge formation; it facilitates consideration of the mobility of students in terms of circulations of knowledge; and it is a means to acknowledge the complex spatialities of international education, in which students and educators are emotionally and politically networked together through knowledge contributions.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Author(s)
ISSN: 1477-0288
Keywords: international study; mobile agents; circulations of knowledge; geographies of international education; emotions
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Item ID: 39900
Depositing User: Parvati Raghuram
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2016 15:22
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 09:53
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