Rethinking Knowledge Within Higher Education

Rethinking Knowledge Within Higher Education

Adorno and Social Justice

eBook - 2013
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Rethinking Knowledge within Higher Education argues for a higher education that is neither a romantic idyll of learning for its own sake nor an instrumental institution designed to train a willing workforce for the prevailing economic system. Instead, using analysis informed by critical theorist Theodor Adorno, this book argues that higher education should have social and economic roles at its heart, and that these should encompass the needs of all society. The key to achieving this purpose without privilege lies in the ways in which knowledge is understood and engaged with in higher education.
Publisher: London ;, New York :, Bloomsbury,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781283950886
128395088X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 186 pages)

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