Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education

This volume brings together excellent scholarship and innovative policy discussion to demonstrate the essential role of higher education in the development of Africa and of the world at large. Based on deep knowledge of the university system in several African countries, this book will reshape the d...

Full description

Main Author: Nico Cloete
Other Authors: Peter Maassen, Tracy Bailey
Format: eBook
Published: African Minds 2015
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: Directory of Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This volume brings together excellent scholarship and innovative policy discussion to demonstrate the essential role of higher education in the development of Africa and of the world at large. Based on deep knowledge of the university system in several African countries, this book will reshape the debate on development in the global information economy for years to come. It should be mandatory reading for academics, policy-makers and concerned citizens, in Africa and elsewhere.”– Manuel Castells, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, Laureate of the Holberg Prize 2012 and of the Balzan Prize 2013
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (310 p.)
ISBN:9781920677855