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Innovation, profit and the common good in higher education : the new alchemy

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Harpur,John

Source:

Issues in higher education New York, N.Y., Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire England ; New York, p.310 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC67.6 .H37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8728649

Keywords:

Business and education, Education, Higher education and state, Higher--Aims and objectives, Higher--Economic aspects

Abstract:

Contents: Prolegomenon: University ethics and the last of the lost resources. -- Shopping in the Aula Maxima: Furniture for the masses -- Atlantic mouse becomes celtic tiger: A new celtic world order? -- Science and the universities: Shilling for a living? -- The new Firing up the new alchemy: The furnace of innovation -- Secrets: The future of the future university.; Summary: "Exploring the current commercialisation and innovation policies in higher education, this book examines the the way in which higher education is being transformed to accommodate business methods"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng