Internationalization of the Social Sciences: Asia Latin America Middle East Africa Eurasia

Internationalization of the Social Sciences: Asia Latin America Middle East Africa Eurasia

by Michael Kuhn
     
 

Internationalization of the social sciences rests on the setup of international scientific infrastructures, networks, and research agendas. Yet it has also stimulated discussions on academic dependency and the need for the indigenization of theories and methods. This book traces phenomena that accompany the internationalization of social sciences in different parts

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Overview

Internationalization of the social sciences rests on the setup of international scientific infrastructures, networks, and research agendas. Yet it has also stimulated discussions on academic dependency and the need for the indigenization of theories and methods. This book traces phenomena that accompany the internationalization of social sciences in different parts of the world. Contributions from East Asia, India, Russia, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, South Africa, and Latin America offer manifold perspectives on the pathways and desiderata of internationalization and make this volume an important basis for future debates.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783837613070
Publisher:
Transcript Verlag
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Kuhn (Dr.) is director of KnowWhy Global Research. His background is philosophy, political science and international economics. His research interests include epistemological and organizational implications of internationalizing social sciences communities. Doris Weidemann (Dr.) is a cultural psychologist and professor at the University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau, Germany. Her research interests include Chinese indigenous psychology and the challenges of intercultural cooperation in the social sciences.

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