The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies

The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies

Books
The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies  Editors: S. A. Hamed Hosseini, Barry K. Gills, James Goodman, Sara Motta Corresponding Editor Address/Affiliation: Dr. S. A. Hamed Hosseini F., School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia. Aims and Approach In recent years, the fields of global studies and globalization studies have faced serious challenges as the result of deepening interrelated global crises and remarkably complex structural changes with highly diversifying impacts on different localities. There are many challenges: from the escalation of inter- and intra- national socio-economic disparities to growing gaps in access to technological advancements, from regional financial collapses and persisting economic stagnations to the greater polarization of global power structures, from the subordination of democratic institutions as well as mounting sectarian conflicts…
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Alternative Futures and Regional Prospects Symposium Working across Differences, beyond Carbon, Capital and Commodity

Alternative Futures and Regional Prospects Symposium Working across Differences, beyond Carbon, Capital and Commodity

Events
22-23- Nov 2018 Venue: TBA Alternative Futures and Regional Prospects Symposium Working across Differences, beyond Carbon, Capital and Commodity 22-23- Nov 2018; Venue: TBA Full Symposium Program and Abstracts (TBA) Organizers: The University of Newcastle, University of Technology Sydney, Common Alternatives Network A two-day symposium including roundtable discussions, to cross-fertilize between several game-changing communal responses, pioneering workable policy agendas and ‘real utopian’ visions in the current era of economic uncertainties The post-mining boom era has already started, and it has posed serious challenges to the Australian economy in general and to the Hunter region communities in particular. Among the most important challenges commonly acknowledged by the entrepreneurs, small business owners and workers in the region are: prospects of rising under/un- employment especially among the youth, environmental degradations, unconstructive competitions (between…
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