Corpus ID: 17256060

The Role of Universities in the Transformation of Societies

  title={The Role of Universities in the Transformation of Societies},
  author={J. Brennan and R. King and Y. Lebeau},
  • J. Brennan, R. King, Y. Lebeau
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • This report looks at how universities handle contradictory functions in contexts of radical political and economic transformations in their host societies and within a global movement toward a knowledge-driven model of economic liberalism. It seeks to highlight both the roles universities have played in the orchestration and management of wider societal changes as well as the ways in which they have themselves been transformed by these wider processes. The report synthesizes the findings… CONTINUE READING
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