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Practising Public Scholarship : Experiences and Possibilities Beyond the Academy (Paperback)

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A cross-disciplinary collection of 20 essays describing the journey to public scholarship, exploring the pleasures and perils associated with breaching the town-gown divide.Includes contributions from departments of geography, comparative literature, sociology, communications, history, English, public health, and biologyDiscusses their efforts to reach beyond the academy and to make their ideas and research broadly accessible to a wider audienceOpens the way for a new kind of democratic politics--one based on grounded concepts and meaningful social participationIncludes deeply personal accounts about the journey to becoming a public scholar and to intervening politically in the world, while remaining within a university systemProvides a broad prescription for social change, both within and outside the university


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405189125
SKU 209760263
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405189126
Release Date 11/25/2008
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0160
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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