The policy impact of universities in developing regions

F. Lazin, S. Aroni, Y. Gradus, H. M. Levy

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Abstract

Contains 16 articles on the role of universities in developing regions in the developing and post industrial societies. The themes cover universal versus particular approaches to national systems of higher education as experienced in Malaysia and China; the development role of a university in peripheral regions as diverse as northern Sweden and southern Israel; the role of universities in training professional administrators and doctors; the potentially destructive and negative role of a university in contemporary urban American as well as Indian societies, and the potential dangerous and beneficial consequences of advances of knowledge and technology. There is a four section arrangement: theoretical issues; universities and the urban environment; universities and professional development; national case studies. -after Publisher

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe policy impact of universities in developing regions
PublisherMacmillan
ISBN (Print)0333421892, 9780333421895
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (all)

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