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Published in partnership with the International Studies Association (ISA)

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Global Citizenship

"The theory and study of GC has been a growth industry especially in philosophy, international relations, and education, and it has been adopted as a central educational reform under the Sustainable Development Goals and endorsed by major international organizations, think tanks, and the expanded regime of Global Education Policy. ..." – By April R. Biccum

Cultural Diplomacy

""cultural diplomacy" can also be more of a one-way street than a two-way exchange, as when one nation concentrates its efforts on promoting the national language, explaining its policies and point of view, or “telling its story” to the rest of the world. ..." – By David Clarke

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