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The Future Of Knowledge Production In The Academy : Society for Research Into Higher Education - Jacob

The Future Of Knowledge Production In The Academy

Society for Research Into Higher Education

By: Jacob

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Published: 1st August 2000
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What are the most significant challenges posed by new modes of organising knowledge production in the academy? How are academic-industry partnerships managed? What is the future role of the university in the knowledge society? The new knowledge society is characterised by a growing partnership between the university and industry. What are the implications for academics of such partnerships? What happens when the production of academic research is reorganised to reflect corporate structures and ambitions? what will future academic institutions be like? Does the nation state still have a role in determining how national science systems should be organised? This volume explores knowledge management in the university and beyond from the perspective of researchers working in academic-industry partnerships. Its re-examination of the role of the academy in knowledge production (and in society) is important reading for all academic researchers, for academic managers, and for students and scholars in science studies and the sociology of knowledge.

Foreword
Introduction
A new research context'Mode 2' in context the contract researcher, the university and the knowledge society
Fashions, lock-ins and the heterogeneity of knowledge production
The evolution of the entrepreneurial university
Mapping newly emerging issues in knowledge production
Reciprocities and reputations in social science research
From networking researchers to the networked university
Emerging issues in R&D evaluationthe case of university-industry
Partnership networks
Making the future
Hierarchical fragmentationputting labour back into the politics of academic knowledge
One model for the institutionalization of university-industry
Partnerships the FENIX research programme Imagining the future university
Index
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780335206162
ISBN-10: 0335206166
Series: Society for Research Into Higher Education
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st August 2000
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 9.1 x 6.1  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.27