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The New Production of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Science and Research in Contemporary Societies
In this provocative and broad-ranging work, a distinguished team of authors argues that the ways in which knowledge — scientific, social and cultural — is produced are undergoing fundamental changes
Legitimacy, Controversies and Translation in Public Statistics: The Experience of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
The paper concerns the daily activities of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). 1 It explores the way in which knowledge about different aspects of society is built at the
Policies for higher education in Latin America: The context
Latin American higher education developed since the nineteenth century from the tensions between the Catholic tradition of Iberian colonization and the enlightenment, rationalistic and predominantly
Higher Education in Regional and City Development Antioquia, Colombia
Despite its “economic miracle” and robust growth for more than a decade, Colombia continues to struggle to overcome social and economic disparities. Third largest country in Latin America in terms of