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Beyond the Ivory Tower

Social Responsibilities of the Modern University

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$49.00 • £39.95 • €44.00

ISBN 9780674068988

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

Short

328 pages

6 x 9 inches

World

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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.

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