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What Are Universities for?

Stefan Collini
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781846144820 (pbk.), 1846144825 (pbk.)
Contents
  • The global multiversity?
  • Universities in Britain : a very short history
  • The useful and the useless : Newman revisited
  • The character of the humanities
  • The highest aspirations and ideals : universities as a public good
  • Bibliometry
  • The business analogy
  • HiEdBizUK
  • Impact
  • Browne's gamble
  • Epilogue: A complex inheritance.
Description
xiii, 215 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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