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Mitchell, Katharyne

Practising Public Scholarship: Experiences and Possibilities Beyond the Academy

Mitchell, Katharyne - Practising Public Scholarship: Experiences and Possibilities Beyond the Academy, ebook

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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 biology
  • Discusses their efforts to reach beyond the academy and to make their ideas and research broadly accessible to a wider audience
  • Opens the way for a new kind of democratic politics—one based on grounded concepts and meaningful social participation
  • Includes deeply personal accounts about the journey to becoming a public scholar and to intervening politically in the world, while remaining within a university system
  • Provides a broad prescription for social change, both within and outside the university

Keywords: General & Introductory Geography

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Antipode Book Series
Page amount
160 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444355567
Printed ISBN
9781405189125

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