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Global studies is a fresh and dynamic discipline area that promises to reinvigorate undergraduate and postgraduate education in the social sciences and humanities. In the Australian context, the interdisciplinary pedagogy that defines global studies is gaining wider acceptance as a coherent and necessary approach to the study of global change. Through the Global Studies Consortium (GSC), this new discipline is forming around an impressive body of international scholars who define their expertise in global terms. The GSC paves the way for the expansion of global studies programs internationally and for the development of teaching and research collaboration on a global scale.
Mark Juergensmeyer and Helmut Anheier's forthcoming Encyclopaedia of Global Studies with SAGE is evidence of this growing international collaboration, while the work of Professor Manfred ...
Chapter 11: Cultural Imperialism
Even at first glance, the words ‘cultural imperialism’ are striking. The tension between the two words is strong. ‘Culture’, after all, speaks to those aspects of human life that shape and define us. Culture engages our language, our social practices, our values and our ideals. To be ‘cultural’ ...