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Universities at war

Author: Thomas Docherty
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, 2015.
Series: Sage swifts
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An impassioned and controversial exploration of the future of the university. On one side are self-proclaimed modernisers who view the institution as vital to national economic success, its principles of private and personal enrichment necessary conditions of 'progress'. On the other side the university is about extending human possibilities and freedoms, seeking earnestly for social justice, and participating in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Docherty, Thomas.
Universities at war.
Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications Ltd., 2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Docherty
ISBN: 9781473910614 1473910617
OCLC Number: 905527507
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: Universities at WarChapter 1: ForceChapter 2: Debts and DutiesChapter 3: CitizensChapter 4: Of Government and Governance
Series Title: Sage swifts
Responsibility: Thomas Docherty.

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There is a war on for the future of the university worldwide. The stakes are high, and they reach deep into our social condition. This book analyses the position, and argues for the necessity of  Read more...

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