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Universities at the crossroads / André Béteille.

By: Béteille, André.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2010Description: x, 205 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780198067962 (hbk.) ; 0198067968 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Universities and colleges -- Standards -- India | College integration -- India | Higher education and state -- India | Education, Higher -- IndiaDDC classification: 378.54 BET Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Universities and Society -- 2. Universities as Public Institutions -- 3. The Expansion of Universities -- 4. Universities at the Crossroads -- 5. The School and the Community -- 6. Access to Education -- 7. The Making of an Inclusive Society -- 8. Institutions and Networks -- 9. Social Science Research -- 10. Social Theory and Social Policy -- 11. Universities in the Twenty-first Century -- 12. The Viable University.
Summary: Drawing from several decades of scholarship, these essays astutely examine a largely undocumented institution-the university in India. By focusing on the academic, social, and political pressures that impinge on this institution, the book also boldly addresses the much-debated issue of reservations in the country.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Universities and Society --
2. Universities as Public Institutions --
3. The Expansion of Universities --
4. Universities at the Crossroads --
5. The School and the Community --
6. Access to Education --
7. The Making of an Inclusive Society --
8. Institutions and Networks --
9. Social Science Research --
10. Social Theory and Social Policy --
11. Universities in the Twenty-first Century --
12. The Viable University.

Drawing from several decades of scholarship, these essays astutely examine a largely undocumented institution-the university in India. By focusing on the academic, social, and political pressures that impinge on this institution, the book also boldly addresses the much-debated issue of reservations in the country.

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