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Author du Plessis, Hester
Title Concept and Application of Transdisciplinarity in Intellectual Discourse and Research : In Intellectual Discourse and Research
Imprint Houghton : Real African Publishers, 2014
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Descript 1 online resource (275 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Title Page -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Authors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Figures -- Abbreviations -- The Transdisciplinarity Research Project - Background, Approaches and Methodology -- Chapter 1 - Literature Review -- 1 Abstract -- 2 Background and Introduction -- 3 Review of Scientific Progenitors of Transdisciplinarity (early Theorising) -- 4 Review on Transdisciplinarity in the 1970s-90s -- 5 Conclusion -- 6 Bibliography -- Chapter 2 - Transdisciplinarity and Post-colonial Transformation of African Universities -- 1 Abstract -- 2 Introduction -- 3 The University as Democracy -- 4 The Eastern Cape - A Site for Social Innovation -- 5 Introducing New Approaches to Higher at the University of Fort Hare -- 6 Conclusion -- 7 Bibliography -- Chapter 3 - Applied Transdisciplinarity and Sustainable Energy - Bridging Divides -- 1 Abstract -- 2 Introduction -- 3 The Changing Landscape of Higher Education - Introducing a Third Task to Universities -- 4 Establishment of the SeTAR Centre -- 5 Conclusion -- 6 Bibliography -- Chapter 4 - Transdisciplinarity and the Need for Social Justice -- 1 Abstract -- 2 Introduction -- 3 Human Rights in Perspective -- 4 Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria -- 5 Conclusion -- 6 Bibliography -- Chapter 5 - Transdisciplinary Heredity and Yardsticks -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Context -- 3 Heredity -- 4 What are Its Conceptual and Methodological Ancestries? -- 5 Which are Not Its Conceptual and Methodological Heredities? -- 6 Transdisciplinarity and the Humboldtian Model -- 7 Yardsticks -- 8 Arizona State University -- 9 Fundação Getúlio Vargas -- 10 Conclusion -- 11 Bibliography -- Appendices -- Appendix 1 - Research Team Participation in Workshops, Seminars and Conferences -- Appendix 2 - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Case Study
Appendix 3 - HSRC/MISTRA/SeTAR Centre Seminar: Climate Change and Pro-Poor Energy Policy in South Africa. 23 February 2012 -- Appendix 4 - Visual Record of the 21st African Human Rights Moot Competition
Hester du Plessis is a senior research specialist at the Human Sciences Research Council, Research Use and Impact Assessment Unit. She is a fellow of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) in South Africa. Jeffrey Sehume is a senior researcher at MISTRA. Leonard Martin is the head of the humanity faculty at MISTRA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: du Plessis, Hester Concept and Application of Transdisciplinarity in Intellectual Discourse and Research : In Intellectual Discourse and Research Houghton : Real African Publishers,c2014 9781920655334
Subject Knowledge, Sociology of.;Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge.;Communities of practice.;Intellectual capital
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Alt Author Sehume, Jeffrey
Martin, Leonard
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