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Author Watson, David, 1939-

Title Managing civic and community engagement / David Watson
Published Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 164 pages) : illustrations
Series Managing universities and colleges : guides to good practice
Managing universities and colleges.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Part one; Background -- CH36; Chapter 2 Civic engagement and the founding of modern universities -- What is the university for? I Historical perspectives -- What is the university for? II Types of capital formation -- Chapter 3 The UK ; the fate of the dearing compact -- The search for a compact -- Whatever happened to the Dearing Report? -- Chapter 4 University civic engagement in a global context -- A global sector -- The international campus -- What do we mean by world class? -- Part two: case studies -- Chapter 5 The UK; The university of brighton community; university partnership programme -- The national scene -- The Community University Partnership Programme -- Chapter 6 Australia: The university of queensland boilerhouse project -- The national scene -- The Boilerhouse -- Chapter 7 The USA: The university of pennsylvania center for community partnerships -- The national scene -- The Center for Community Partnerships -- Chapter 8 Global benchmarking: The association of commonwealth universities -- The ACU scheme -- Other approaches -- Part three: Managing civic and community engagement -- Chapter 9 Managing civic engagement: Inside the academy -- The inner game of higher education -- The student experience -- The question of values -- Managing civic engagement: inside-out perspectives -- Chapter 10 Managing civic engagement: outside the academy -- Higher education and the public interest -- The case of widening participation -- Managing civic engagement: outside-in perspectives -- Chapter 11 The university community in the community -- Forms of engagement -- A twenty-first century defence of liberal higher education -- References -- List of websites -- IDX Index -- Last Page
Summary Contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing higher education institutions. This book provides key reading for people interested in equity and diversity in higher education, including those studying aspects of higher education management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Community and college -- Case studies.
Community and college.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0335230377 (electronic bk.)
9780335230372 (electronic bk.)