Human Values and Global Governance Studies in Development, Security and Culture

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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The result of major research on development, security and culture, this collection, and second volume Sustainable Development in a Globalized World , outlines the emerging field of global studies and the theoretical approach of global social theory. It considers social relations and the need for intercultural dialogue to respect " the other. "

Author Biography

BJÖRN HETTNE is Professor Emeritus of Peace and Development Research at the School of Global Studies, Goteborg University, Sweden.

Table of Contents

Preface: Development, Security and Culture
'Culture', Conflict and Security: Issues and Linkages
Theories of the Development of Democracy
Human Values and Civic Education: Adolescent Orientations towards Gender Equality and Good Citizenship
Reflections on Reconciliation: The Case of South Africa
Arab-Islamic Debates on Dialogue and Conflict between Cultures
Fostering Intercultural Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: New Strategies and Novel Approaches
Globalization, Hegemony and Difference
The Moral Voice Can be Heard in Different Ways. Global Ethics and Cultural Diversity
The Role of Solidarity in Institutions of Governance
Meeting Global Challenges. The Role of Public Goods
Global Governance and the Future of the United Nations
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