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Knowledge for Social Change: Bacon, Dewey, and the Revolutionary Transformation of Research Universities in the Twenty-first Century

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ISBN-10: 1439915199

ISBN-13: 9781439915196

Edition: 2017

Authors: Ira Harkavy, Lee Benson, Matthew Hartley, Rita A. Hodges, Francis E. Johnston

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Employing history, social theory, and a detailed contemporary case study, Knowledge for Social Change argues for fundamentally reshaping research universities to function as democratic, civic, and community-engaged institutions dedicated to advancing learning and knowledge for social change. The authors focus on significant contributions to learning made by Francis Bacon, Benjamin Franklin, Seth Low, Jane Addams, William Rainey Harper, and John Dewey--as well as their own work at Penn's Netter Center for Community Partnerships--to help create and sustain democratically-engaged colleges and universities for the public good.   Knowledge for Social Change highlights university-assisted…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Temple Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English