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Beyond the Ivory Tower: Social Responsibilities of the Modern University / Edition 1
     

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Social Responsibilities of the Modern University / Edition 1

by Derek Bok
 

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ISBN-10: 067406898X

ISBN-13: 9780674068988

Pub. Date: 01/01/1984

Publisher: Harvard

Derek Bok examines the complex ethical and social issues facing modern universities today, and suggests approaches that will allow the academic institution both to serve society and to continue its primary mission of teaching and research.

Overview

Derek Bok examines the complex ethical and social issues facing modern universities today, and suggests approaches that will allow the academic institution both to serve society and to continue its primary mission of teaching and research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674068988
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/01/1984
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Basic Academic Values

1. Academic Freedom

2. Institutional Autonomy and the Demands of the State

3. The Purposes of the University and Its Responsibilities to Society

Part II: Academic Responses to Social Problems

4. Access to the University and the Problem of Racial Inequality

5. The Moral Development of Students

6. Academic Science and the Quest for Technological Innovation

7. The Social Responsibilities of Research

8. Technical Assistance Abroad

Part III: Addressing Social Problems By Nonacademic Means

9. The University and the Local Community

10. Taking Political Positions

11. Accepting Gifts

12. Boycotts and Other Efforts to Avoid Outside Relationships

Conclusion

Index

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