A free resource covering social theory through a global perspective lens.
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Available evidence of impact:
- Growing list of contributors and topics since creation in 2015.
- Visits listed (2019) as 200,000, between 200 and 300 page views per day.
- References at universities across UK and further afield as a teaching resource by academics.
Links to available resources:
Implementation and potential challenges:
- As an OER it’s free for universities to use and share the information with attribution (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0).
- Reticence to adopt/introduce GST thinkers, concepts or topics, consider linking to decolonization, racial exclusion and racialized hierarchies as agendas within universities.
How to Use:
- Search by topic, and find global theory that will enhance your teaching beyond a Eurocentric approach.
- Search for concepts relevant to your teaching and ensure a global justice approach in prioritised.
- Search relevant thinkers and find new theorists to incorporate into your lectures.
- Use Lucy Mayblin’s guide to Decolonising your university.