Social and Community Studies

Sociology: concepts and practices, Geographical perspectives on spaces and flows, what are the behavioral sciences, Psychology of the social. Where mind meets world: cognitive science as interdisciplinary practice, Economics as social science, Sociology and history: the dynamics of synchrony and diachrony, Philosophy’s place in the social sciences.

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Arts

Teaching and Learning the Arts, Arts Policy, Management and Advocacy, Arts Theory and Criticism, Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, Visual Arts Practices, Performing Arts Practices: Theater, Dance, Music, Literary Arts Practices, Media Arts Practices: Television, Multimedia, Digital, Online and Other New Media, Other Arts.

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Humanities

Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication, Aesthetics, Design, Language, Linguistics, Knowledge, Philosophy, Ethics, Consciousness, History, Historiography, Literature/Literary Studies, Political Science, Politics, Teaching and Learning, Globalisation, Ethnicity, Difference, Identity, Immigration, Refugees, Race, Nation, First Nations

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Communication Studies

Communibiology, Communication sciences, Communication theory, Philosophy of language, Rhetoric, Semiotics, Semiotics of culture, Text and conversation theory.

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Civic and Political Studies

Political science as disciplinary practice, Investigating public policy, Law as a social science, Criminology as social science, Public health, Social sciences in the service of social policy: risks and rewards, Social transformations: structure and agency in social dynamics, Accounting for the dynamics of citizenship, participation and inclusion

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Cultural & Global Studies

Cultual studies are of human lifeways: anthropology in its contexts; Of human life courses: family, childhood, youth, parenting and aging; Of human origins: paleontology, primate evolution, physical anthropology, Ethnographic methods, Social meanings: language, linguistics, discourse, text, Cultural studies as a constitutive field, Social science stances

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Environmental Studies

The natural and the social: interdisciplinary studies, Human environments, Sustainability as a focus of interdisciplinary study, What are applied sciences?, Health and the environment, People, place and time: human demography, Environmental governance: consumption, waste, economic ‘externalities’, sustainability, environmental equity

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Organizational Studies

Management as social science, Culture in organizations, Technology and work, The social dynamics of organizations, Human resource management, Workers’ rights, Corporate governance, Organizational and social sustainability, Corporate social responsibility, Knowledge ecologies: embedded knowledge in the organizational setting

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Education

Adult Education, Distance Education, Education Systems and Politics, E-learning, English Learning & Teaching, ESL/EFL, Higher Education, Language Teaching, Lifelong Learning, Teaching and learning.

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Multidisciplinary

A multidisciplinary approach involves drawing appropriately from multiple academic disciplines to redefine problems outside normal boundaries and reach solutions based on a new understanding of complex situations.