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The Public Value of the Humanities.

Author: Jonathan Bate
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recession is a time for asking fundamental questions about value. At a time when governments are being forced to make swingeing savings in public expenditure, why should they continue to invest public money funding research into ancient Greek tragedy, literary value, philosophical conundrums or the aesthetics of design? Does such research deliver 'value for money' and 'public benefit'? Such questions have become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bate
ISBN: 9781849662451 1849662452
OCLC Number: 798294459
Notes: Directory of Open Access Books: DOAB.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Learning from the past --
pt. 2. Looking around us --
pt. 3. Informing policy --
pt. 4. Using words, thinking hard.

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Recession is a time for asking fundamental questions about value. At a time when governments are being forced to make swingeing savings in public expenditure, why should they continue to invest public money funding research into ancient Greek tragedy, literary value, philosophical conundrums or the aesthetics of design? Does such research deliver 'value for money' and 'public benefit'? Such questions have become especially pertinent in the UK in recent years, in the context of the drive by government to instrumentalize research across the disciplines and the prominence of discussions about.

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