In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

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Calls for closer connections among disciplines can be heard throughout the world of scholarly research, from major universities to the National Institutes of Health. In Defense of Disciplines presents a fresh and daring analysis of the argument surrounding interdisciplinarity. Challenging the belief that blurring the boundaries between traditional academic fields promotes more integrated research and effective teaching, Jerry Jacobs contends that the promise of interdisciplinarity is illusory and that critiques of ...

In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226069326

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In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226069296

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