Hollister, Robert M.

University Social Responsibility and Quality of Life

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. The Project: Theoretical Framework and Global Institutional Experience
Robert M. Hollister

2. USR Network: A Platform to Promote University Social Responsibility
Daniel T. L. Shek, Angelina W. K. Yuen-Tsang, Eddie C. W. Ng

Part II. Concepts and Theoretical Considerations

3. University Social Responsibility (USR): Insight from the Historical Roots to the Contemporary Challenges
Daniel T. L. Shek, Angelina W. K. Yuen-Tsang, Eddie C. W. Ng

4. University Social Responsibility: Conceptualization and an Assessment Framework
Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Rose Xue Pang, Carolyn P. Egri, Pansy Hon-Ying Li

Part III. Global Experience

5. A Comprehensive University-Wide Strategy to Educate Students in All Fields for Lifetimes of Active Citizenship
Robert M. Hollister

6. University Social Responsibility as Civic Learning: Outcomes Assessment and Community Partnership
Matthew Bakko, Amanda Moore McBride

7. Connecting Research with Social Responsibility: Developing ‘Age-Friendly’ Communities in Manchester, UK
Tine Buffel, Julian Skyrme, Chris Phillipson

8. Nurturing University Students to Be Socially Responsible Citizens: An Examination of Two Approaches to Volunteering
Ann Jardine

9. The Paradoxical Fabric of Hope in Academy-Community Partnerships: Challenging Binary Constructions of Conflict-Cooperation
Dassi Postan Aizik, Roni Strier, Faisal Azaiza

10. Evaluating Service Leadership Programs with Multiple Strategies
Cheryl Rey, Wendy Kilfoil, Gernia Niekerk

11. Culture, Extension and Social Inclusion in the University of São Paulo
Marcelo Andrade Roméro, José Nicolau Gregorin Filho, Gerson Yukio Tomanari

12. Cultivating Competent Individuals Thinking Globally in a Local Setting: Service Learning at Kyoto University
Naoki Egami, Takami Shigeru

13. Reflections on and Practices of Peking University Fulfilling Social Responsibility
Jingyi Ye

14. Three Approaches to Cultivating College Students’ Sense of Social Responsibility
Chuansheng Liu, Xudong Zhu

15. Developing Qualified Citizenship
Dongtao Lin, Junbo Yin, Yongzheng Hou

16. University Social Responsibility: The PolyU Way
Timothy W. Tong, Angelina W. K. Yuen-Tsang, Daniel T. L. Shek

Part IV. Conclusion

17. Conclusion: Global Experience to Date and Future Directions
Robert M. Hollister

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Corporate Social Responsibility, Higher Education, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice, Social Work and Community Development

Publication year
Quality of Life in Asia
Page amount
11 pages
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