Managing Civic And Community Engagement

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Apr 1, 2007 - Education - 164 pages
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The book contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing today’s higher education institutions.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Background
7
case studies
47
Mamaging civic and community engagement
83
References
147
List of websites
156
Index
158
Back cover
165
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David Watson is an historian and Professor of Higher Education Management at the Institute of Education, University of London, where he directs the MBA in higher education management. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton between 1990 and 2005. His academic interests are in the history of American ideas and in higher education policy. His recent books with Open University Press include Managing Strategy (2000), New Directions in Professional Higher Education (2000, edited with Tom Bourner and Tim Katz), Higher Education and the Lifecourse (2003, edited with Maria Slowey), and Managing Institutional Self-Study (2005, with Elizabeth Maddison).

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