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Hegemony, empowerment and challenges in a global research discourse

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Le, T and Le, Q and Nguyen, HB, Hegemony, empowerment and challenges in a global research discourse, Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Nova Science Publishers, Thao Le & Quynh Le (ed), Hauppauge, NY, pp. 13-19. ISBN 978-1-62618-651-4 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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Abstract

Research plays a key role in academic institutions. Institutions need research to enhance their reputation, to increase their competitiveness for research funding and to boost their teaching quality. Research is used to measure success or otherwise of institutions and academics. However, research hegemony can pose many challenges to researchers for their survival in an academic discourse. A grave warning sign for them is ―to publish or to vanish‖. In a global context, research is predominantly situated in powerful institutions in developed countries and many others in developing countries are marginalized participants. To promote global research empowerment, it is important to provide opportunities for researchers to participate actively in research activities. Computer technology has played an essential role in research empowerment.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Empowerment, hegemony, discourse, power
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other Education
Research Field:Education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other Education and Training
Objective Field:Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Author:Le, T (Dr Thao Le)
Author:Le, Q (Dr Quynh Le)
Author:Nguyen, HB (Dr Hoang Nguyen)
ID Code:86141
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Centre for Rural Health
Deposited On:2013-08-27
Last Modified:2017-11-20
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