Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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G Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects
GT Interdisciplinary studies
GTB History of scholarship (principally of social sciences & humanities)
Use for: historical studies concentrating on fields of study not covered by the English term ‘science’ (cf history of science), but included for example in the German term ‘Wissenschaft’ (ie all kinds of academic studies). See also: PDA Philosophy of science, PDX History of science
GTC Communication studies
Use for: Communication Studies textbooks and for works covering a range of aspects of communication – linguistic, social, industrial, technological etc. See also: JBCT* Media studies and its subcategories
GTD Semiotics / semiology
See also: CFA Philosophy of language
GTK Cognitive studies
Use for: interdisciplinary works. See also: QDTM Philosophy of mind, JM* Psychology and its subcategories, MKJ Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, PSAN Neurosciences, UYQ* Artificial intelligence and its subcategories, UXJ Computer applications in the social & behavioural sciences
GTM Regional studies
Use for: interdisciplinary works covering a range of topics within a defined area. Use with: PLACE Qualifier 1*. See also: RGL Regional geography
GTP Development studies
See also: KCM Development economics & emerging economies
GTQ Globalization
GTT Flags, emblems, symbols, logos
See also: NHTG Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours
GTU Peace studies & conflict resolution
See also: JWLP Peacekeeping operations
GTV Institutions & learned societies: general
See also: JPSN International institutions
GTZ General studies
Use for: coursework aimed specifically at General Studies courses at advanced secondary and undergraduate level

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