University in Transformation (BOK)

Sohail Inayatullah

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Taking a long-term historical and future perspective on the university is critical at this time. The university is being refashioned, often by forces out of the control of academics, students, and even administrators. However, there remain possibilities for informed action, for steering the directions that the university can take. This book maps both the historical factors and the alternative futures of the university. Whereas most books on the university remain focused on the European model, this volume explores models and issues from non-Western perspectives as well. Inayatullah and Gidley draw together essays by leading academics from a variety of disciples and nations on the futures of the university, weaving historical factors with emerging issues and trends such as globalism, virtualization, multiculturalism, and politicization. They attempt to get beyond superficial debate on how globalism and the Internet as well as multiculturalism are changing the nature of the university, and they thoughtfully assess these changes.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter Sohail Inayatullah
Forlag
ABC-Clio/Greenwood Publishing
ISBN 9780897897181
Antall sider 280 Dimensjoner 15,9cm x 23,5cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 588 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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