Towards the Post-University: Centres of Higher Learning and Creative Spaces as Economic Development and Social Change Agents

  title={Towards the Post-University: Centres of Higher Learning and Creative Spaces as Economic Development and Social Change Agents},
  author={Jonathan Michael Feldman},
  journal={Economic and Industrial Democracy},
  pages={142 - 99}
  • J. Feldman
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Education
  • Economic and Industrial Democracy
A growing debate has emerged abot corporations'growing influence on higher education and universities'role as entrepreneurial agents. At the same time, economically peripheral regions that lack access to higher education resources or fail to attract and retain engineers risk being marginalized in the `informational society'. The apparent tradeoff between `corporatization'and `marginalization'can be resolved if new spaces for higher learning and creativity are created that promote both democracy… 

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