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Higher education for democracy : the role of the university in civil society / William G. Tierney.

Author/creator Tierney, William G. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Albany : State University of New York Press, [2021]
Descriptionx, 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Globalization, neoliberalism and their discontents -- The democratic imperative of higher education -- Identity matters -- Understanding academic freedom and free speech on campus -- Understanding what modern universities do : goods and services -- Academic competencies for the twenty-first century -- Academic responsibility : toward a cultural politics of integrity.
Abstract "Uses a cross-national comparison of three metropolitan areas - Los Angeles, New Delhi and Hong Kong - to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2020041500
ISBN9781438484495 hardcover
ISBN1438484496 hardcover
ISBNelectronic book
ISBN9781438484501 paperback
ISBN143848450X paperback

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