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Universities at risk

Universities at risk

how politics, special interests and corporatization threaten academic integrity

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Published by James Lorimer & Co. Publishers in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academic freedom -- Canada,
  • Academic freedom -- United States,
  • University autonomy -- Canada,
  • University autonomy -- United States,
  • Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- Canada,
  • Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Business and education -- Canada,
  • Business and education -- United States,
  • Liberté de l"enseignement -- Canada,
  • Liberté de l"enseignement -- États-Unis,
  • Autonomie universitaire -- Canada,
  • Autonomie universitaire -- États-Unis,
  • Enseignement supérieur -- Aspect politique -- Canada,
  • Enseignement supérieur -- Aspect politique -- États-Unis,
  • Industrie et éducation -- Canada,
  • Industrie et éducation -- États-Unis

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James L. Turk.
    ContributionsTurk, James L., 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC72.5.C2 U65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23153216M
    ISBN 109781552770405
    LC Control Number2009367368

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