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Globalization, universities and issues of sustainable human development

Author: Jean Larson Pyle; Robert Forrant
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume raises an important question: given the fast changing global economy and the challenges it presents, what is the role for the university as an institution promoting sustainable human development? The answer is that, as an institution, it can play an important role in promoting sustainable human development in the context of globalization, particularly in developing countries. The contributors to this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Globalization, universities and issues of sustainable human development.
Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2002
(DLC) 2002070049
(OCoLC)49681536
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Larson Pyle; Robert Forrant
ISBN: 1843767392 9781843767398
OCLC Number: 53888021
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 276 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; PART I Globalization and the challenges confronting the university; 1. Globalization, universities and sustainable human development: a framework for understanding the issues; 2. Constructing knowledge, boosting development and escaping debt: the case of Jamaica; 3. Sustainable regional development: experiences from Slovenia; 4. Recent developments in Irish-based industry; 5. Sex, maids, and export processing: risks and reasons for gendered global production networks.
Responsibility: edited by Jean L. Pyle and Robert Forrant.

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