Fabric of counter-narratives: Agency and ventriloquism

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Abstract

This contribution focuses on the fabric of master and counter-narratives by drawing special attention to CCO theory (Communication as Constitutive of the Organisation), as this has proven to be an important contribution to its theorisation. This contribution seeks to elaborate some of the observations and key terms in order to illustrate their potential as analytical tools, in particular the terms 'agency' and 'ventriloquism'. To unfold some of the counter-mechanisms, the contribution will use examples from the discourse that emerge from what has been referred to as the 'white saviour complex'.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management
Volume4
Issue number3/4
Pages (from-to)316-325
ISSN1758-1508
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5. Jun 2017

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