Global Citizenship and Social Movements: Creating by Janet McIntyre

By Janet McIntyre

During this ebook, Janet McIntyre addresses the necessity for transcultural pondering instruments, not to in basic terms mend difficulties within the international setting but in addition to appreciate the basic nature of the issues. pondering instruments contain the analytical strategies which organise, disorganise, development and query concepts in regards to the social and flora and fauna. in particular, the techniques brought during this publication are 'global citizenship', 'human rights', 'responsibility', 'social pursuits' and 'transcultural webs of meaning'.

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The notion of caretaking the environment for future generations is understood in an existential sense by Aboriginal Australians. Their notion of harmonious interplay between people and nature is a form of knowledge that will have to be given more attention if we wish to survive together as global citizens of this planet. McLuhan and Powers (1989) have applied their tetradic thinking tool to seeing the pluses and minuses and paradoxes associated with the development of networks and communi-cation technology.

De Bono is a social psychologist whose work has been applied to solving a host of problems ranging from the micro level of the individual and group concerns in private and public domains to wider issues, which the newly formed De Bono Institute for World Thinking in Melbourne, Australia is beginning to consider—albeit from a largely business perspective. Global citizenship and social movements 34 We need problem-solving techniques suited to the social and natural world, to educational institutions at every level, business and human service environments, and this requires holistic or multi-semic thinking.

They are all on the same track in this respect and have laid the foundations for creating common ground across disciplinary boundaries and the basis for theoretical and methodological literacy. At first glance the above thinkers appear to be a strange melange. De Bono is a social psychologist whose work has been applied to solving a host of problems ranging from the micro level of the individual and group concerns in private and public domains to wider issues, which the newly formed De Bono Institute for World Thinking in Melbourne, Australia is beginning to consider—albeit from a largely business perspective.

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