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Why universities matter : a conversation about values, means and directions

Author: Tony Coady
Publisher: Sydney : Allen and Unwin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume are contributions to a debate provoked by 15 years of Australian federal government "initiatives". The voices raised are disputatious, sceptical, passionate and analytical,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Coady
ISBN: 1865080381 9781865080383
OCLC Number: 1006695207
Description: xvii, 254 pages
Contents: ContributorsPrefacePART ONE1 Universities and the ideals of inquiry - Tony Coady2 Truth and the university - Raimond Gaita3 The university and its public - Stuart Macintyre & Simon Marginson4 Australian universities today - John Molony5 Ends and means in university policy decisions - Bruce LangtryPART TWO6 The value of fundamental inquiry: the view from physics - Tony Klein7 Academic autonomy - Seumas Miller8 Blurred visions - Janet McCalman9 Competition and collegiality - Judith BrettPART THREE10 Funding universities - Peter Karmel11 Research as a managed economy: the costs - Simon Marginson12 Australian universities: a contestable future - Jane MarceauAfterword: The body in question - Morag FraserIndex
Responsibility: edited by Tony Coady.

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