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Global and international studies : transdisciplinary perspectives

Synott, John P. (2004) Global and international studies : transdisciplinary perspectives. Social Science Press, Southbank, Vic..

Abstract

The arrival of the 21st century has thrown into prominence social trends that were emerging in previous decades. It is as if, turning the calendar into the new century, humankind has entered a dimension that is strange and challenged while packed with opportunities and dangers. The impact of these changes is felt at institutional, personal, social and cultural levels.

In every field of work, professionals are encountering these changes and need to respond appropriately to them. Students are demanding an education that will provide opportunities to develop their skills for working in global and International contexts.

This book provides an up-to-date and challenging introduction to global and International studies for students and professionals across a wide range of disciplines. Drawing on perspectives from a number of fields, it introduces readers to an inclusive transdisciplinary framework for analysing the processes and issues of the contemporary change as represented by the phenomenon of globalisation.

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ID Code: 10577
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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ISBN: 9781876633875
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Social Science Press
Deposited On: 02 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:53

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