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Free inquiry and public mission in the research university

Calhoun, Craig (2009) Free inquiry and public mission in the research university. Social Research, 76 (3). pp. 901-932. ISSN 0037-783X

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In this article the author examines aspects of academic freedom and the central public mission in the university. The central focus of the article is on the freedom of scholars from censorship or from attempts to exert a degree of control over their researches. In addition, the article examines the role of the university functioning as an institution that commits to the freedom of inquiry. Among other issues the article examines the late 19th and early 20th century reorganization of the university.

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Additional Information: © 2009 The New School for Social Research
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Director's Management Team
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 15:07
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2021 01:43

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