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Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions

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Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room : Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. / Hvenegård-Lassen, Kirsten; Staunæs, Dorthe.

Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . red. / Vivienne Bozalek; Michalinos Zembylas; Siddique Motata; Dorothee Holscher. Abingdon : Routledge, 2021. s. 50-62 (Routledge Research In Higher Education).

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Harvard

Hvenegård-Lassen, K & Staunæs, D 2021, Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. i V Bozalek, M Zembylas, S Motata & D Holscher (red), Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . Routledge, Abingdon, Routledge Research In Higher Education, s. 50-62.

APA

Hvenegård-Lassen, K., & Staunæs, D. (2021). Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. I V. Bozalek, M. Zembylas, S. Motata, & D. Holscher (red.), Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come (s. 50-62). Routledge. Routledge Research In Higher Education

CBE

Hvenegård-Lassen K, Staunæs D. 2021. Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. Bozalek V, Zembylas M, Motata S, Holscher D, red. I Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . Abingdon: Routledge. s. 50-62. (Routledge Research In Higher Education).

MLA

Hvenegård-Lassen, Kirsten og Dorthe Staunæs "Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions"., Bozalek, Vivienne og Zembylas, Michalinos Motata, Siddique Holscher, Dorothee (red.). Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . Kapitel 3, Abingdon: Routledge. (Routledge Research In Higher Education). 2021, 50-62.

Vancouver

Hvenegård-Lassen K, Staunæs D. Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room: Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. I Bozalek V, Zembylas M, Motata S, Holscher D, red., Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . Abingdon: Routledge. 2021. s. 50-62. (Routledge Research In Higher Education).

Author

Hvenegård-Lassen, Kirsten ; Staunæs, Dorthe. / Shooting the elephant in the (prayer)room : Politics of moods, racial hauntologies and idiomatic diffractions. Higher Education Hauntologies: Living with Ghosts for a Justice-to-come . red. / Vivienne Bozalek ; Michalinos Zembylas ; Siddique Motata ; Dorothee Holscher. Abingdon : Routledge, 2021. s. 50-62 (Routledge Research In Higher Education).

Bibtex

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