With its unique content and style, BBC Knowledge holds the key to the mysteries of the world. Written by renowned academics and experts in the fields, BBC Knowledge's wide-range of features provide riveting and up-to-date information on subjects ranging from treasure hunting in the 21st century, Darwin's theory of evolution, the atomic bombing of Japan, global warming to the rivers of the Amazon. With material that is meant to stimulate the mind, this magazine looks to empower a young generation of readers.
Language, Literacy and Diversity brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism and globalization. The volume examines local and global flows of people, language and literacy in relation to social practice; the role (and nature) of boundary maintenance or disruption in global, transnational and translocal contexts; and the lived experiences of individuals on the front lines of global, transnational and translocal processes.
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Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, internationally-aware, and conceptually agile guide to the most important aspects of popular culture scholarship.
Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Education
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This volume delivers a cutting–edge analysis on vernacular globalization, or how local forces mediate global trends. It delves into the vital facets of the quest for global competitiveness, including: Global university rankings, World–class universities, University mergers, Quality assurance, Cross–border higher education, International education hubs.