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Global Focus on Knowledge 2006 / Formation of Society

Global Focus on Knowledge 2006 / Formation of Society

Modern society is facing complex issues such as globalization, informatization, and aging population with lowering birthrates. These issues must be solved for a peaceful, prosperous society in the future. Social sciences are the study of politics, economics, sociology, history, and other areas that aim at identifying complex social phenomena and developing knowledge to solve the issues. Today's advanced research has contributed to find and develop many theories on human action and psychological mechanisms in social contexts. The other side of such recent trends is that academic disciplines have been segmentalized, which makes it difficult for us to capture a whole picture of issues we are facing. How does each academic discipline perform research activities for actual social phenomena to be... Show More


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