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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 ...

People-Centred Development
People-centred development
MakuwiraJonathan
Introduction

Half a century of ‘development’ troubles humankind today more than ever before. Increasingly, the conflicting debate about the extent to which foreign development assistance improves the lives of the poor has intensified. In addition, the dominant ideology of our time which suggests ...

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