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Presents cases developed in a transdisciplinary case study course for undergraduates and postgraduates that has run at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology since 2002. Students explore sustainable solutions for a particular complex real-world problem. Website: http://www.chalmers.se/gmv/SV/projekt/fallstudiekurs-hallbar. (For those who do not understand Swedish a translation website (eg., http://translate.google.com/) may be useful) […]
The TdLab provides two online repositories dealing with challenges in sustainable development. The first involves completed transdisciplinary case studies undertaken by postgraduate students from 1994 onwards. The second is a 2006 special issue of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (volume 7, number 3) on applying transdisciplinary case studies as a means of organizing […]
This book presents three case studies on, respectively, health of resettled refugees, “street health” and safety. It also covers a range of topics, including benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary research, the research process, training and funding. Reference: Kirst, M. J., Schaefer-McDaniel, N., Hwang, S. and O’Campo, P. (Eds.). (2011). Converging Disciplines: A Transdisciplinary Research Approach to Urban Health […]
Six main features of values are described: “Values are beliefs linked inextricably to affect. When values are activated, they become infused with feeling”. “Values refer to desirable goals that motivate action.” “Values transcend specific actions and situations. … This feature distinguishes values from norms and attitudes that usually refer to specific actions, objects, or situations.” […]
This resource presents “…core skills of effective writing, how to write for scientific publication, and how to write for advocacy. Writing for Change will enhance your capacity to write in ways that promote action from your target audience. It is full of practical exercises and examples from the field of international development. A resource centre […]

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