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As explained in Chap.  1, the lacuna that the present study aims to address is the lived experience of cross-cultural adaptation (CCA) of Chinese doctoral students (CDS) into the Australian learning environment. Having set the scene for the study to follow in the preceding chapter, this chapter focuses on situating the current study within the context of extant literature.


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  1. 1.School of International RelationsSichuan International Studies UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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