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Professional Education, Capabilities and Contributions to the Public Good: The Role of Universities in Promoting Human Development (Electronic book text)
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Professional Education, Capabilities and Contributions to the Public Good: The Role of Universities in Promoting Human Development (Electronic book text)

Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

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This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and social change.Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, this bookcomprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectiveson what constitutes a set ofappropriate professional capabilities that will translate successfully into social progression. It askschallenges universities to produce professionals who have the knowledge, skills and values to improve the lives of people living in poverty in urban and rural settings. By drawing on an approach that focuses on differing capabilities, this book produces a crucial new framework for the global study of higher education policy. This book will be of great interest to all scholars of higher education involved inhigher education studies, comparative education, and development studies. It will also prove valuable to policy makers, higher education leaders and lecturers and graduate professionals in diverse organizations.

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Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United States
Series: Education, Poverty and International Development
Release date: 2013
Authors: Melanie Walker • Monica McLean
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 222
ISBN-13: 978-1-299-95344-4
Barcode: 9781299953444
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Education > Organization & management of education
Books > Social sciences > Education > Organization & management of education > General
Books > Social sciences > Education > Higher & further education
Books > Social sciences > Education > Higher & further education > General
LSN: 1-299-95344-1

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