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The social role of higher education

comparative perspectives

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Social aspects.,
  • Educational anthropology.,
  • Comparative education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ken Kempner, William G. Tierney.
    SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, vol. 988., Garland studies in higher education ;, vol. 7, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 988., Garland reference library of social science., vol. 7.
    ContributionsKempner, Kenneth Marc, 1947-, Tierney, William G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC191 .S6566 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL979146M
    ISBN 100815317654
    LC Control Number96016423

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    In this book, philosopher Harry Brighouse and Spencer Foundation president Michael McPherson bring together leading philosophers to think about some of the most fundamental questions that higher education faces. Looking beyond the din of arguments over how universities should be financed, how they should be run, and what their contributions to the economy are, the contributors to this volume.   The role of Higher education is changing and evolving, matching the trends of the rapidly growing society. It’s first and foremost aim is to educate the leaders of tomorrow by improving their analytical and critical thinking. The task is not just to disseminate the knowledge but also induce the students into the making of knowledge.

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