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Higher education and social change

Brennan, John (2008). Higher education and social change. Higher Education, 56(3) pp. 381–393.

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An agenda for future higher education research is proposed which incorporates four interconnected elements: changing social contexts; their implications for higher education; mechanisms of interaction between higher education and society; higher education’s impact on society. The role of comparative research in investigating these topics is discussed and a set of priorities for future research questions is proposed.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0018-1560
Keywords: Higher education; Universities; Social change; Knowledge society; Diversity; Impact of higher education
Academic Unit/Department: Other Departments > Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI)
Other Departments
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 10944
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Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2008 17:08
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:10
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