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Title Knowledge society vs. knowledge economy : knowledge, power, and politics / edited by Sverker Sörlin and Hebe Vessuri
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007


Description 1 online resource (vi, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series Issues in higher education
Issues in higher education (New York, N.Y.)
Contents The Democratic Deficit of Knowledge Economies--Sverker S̲rlin & Hebe Vessuri * Modes of Knowledge and Patterns of Power--Maurice Kogan * Knowledge, Theory, and Tension Between Local and Universal Knowledge--Roberto Fernandez Retamar * Universities and Society: Whose Terms of Engagement?--Mala Singh * Knowledge Functions and the Role of the University--Akira Arimoto * Knowledge, Culture, and Politics: The Status of Women in the Arab World--Fahima Charaffeddine * The Hybridization of Knowledge: Science and Local Knowledge in Support of Sustainable Development--Hebe Vessuri * Knowledge, Globalization, and Hegemony: The Production of Knowledge in the 21st Century--Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
Introduction : The democratic deficit of knowledge economies / Sverker Sörlin and Hebe Vessuri -- Modes of knowledge and patterns of power / Maurice Kogan -- Universities and society : whose terms of engagement? / Mala Singh -- Knowledge, globalization, and hegemony : production of knowledge in the twenty-first century / Paul Tiyambe Zeleza -- Knowledge and equity : unequal access to education, academic success and employment opportunities : the gender balance in Algeria / Nouria Benghabrit-Remaoun -- Knowledge, culture, and politics : the status of women in the Arab world / Fahima Charaffedine -- Knowledge, theory, and tension between local and universal knowledge / Roberto Fernández Retamar -- The hybridization of knowledge : science and local knowledge in support of sustainable development / Hebe Vessuri -- Remarks on the relationship between knowledge functions and the role of the university / Akira Arimoto
Summary A new collection in the IAU Issues in Higher Education Series that deals with the major tensions between education and science. Drawing on experiences from a range of countries and regions world-wide, the book demonstrates the need to find new avenues for the management of knowledge production to ensure that it can meet increasingly global goals and demands
Notes "The UNESCO Forum on Higher Education, Research and Knowledge; International Association of Universities."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Knowledge, Sociology of.
Knowledge management -- Economic aspects
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects
sociology of knowledge.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects
Knowledge, Sociology of
Form Electronic book
Author Sörlin, Sverker
Vessuri, Hebe M. C
Unesco. Forum on Higher Education, Research, and Knowledge.
International Association of Universities.
ISBN 9780230603516
Other Titles Knowledge society versus knowledge economy