The Knowledge Business: The Commodification of Urban and Housing Research

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This book provides a critique of the knowledge business, and describes and evaluates its different manifestations in, and impacts on, the university sector. Its focus is the social sciences and, in particular, housing and urban studies. Drawing on a wide range of experiences, both in the UK and elsewhere, it illustrates the changing management of the academy, and the development, by university managers, of instruments or techniques of control to ensure that academics are disciplined in ways that are commensurate with ...

The Knowledge Business: The Commodification of Urban and Housing Research 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754676904

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