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Published: 30 November 2013

208 Pages | 2 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719088308

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A New Imperative

Regions and higher education in difficult times

Chris Duke, Michael Osborne, and Bruce Wilson

Published by Manchester University Press

Universities and Lifelong Learning MUP

  • Addresses key public policy issues, showing how collaboration between regional authorities and universities can contribute to innovative initiatives and mobilising action for change
  • Draws on grounded examples from urban and rural regional settings, comparing the experiences of regions with multiple universities with those where a single university can play a critical role
  • Links universities with regional context, and provides specific examples of how universities can contribute to addressing key regional challenges
  • Provides specific, international examples of how universities and regional authorities can work together to address major contemporary problems, illustrating the critical importance of linking university and regional strategies and of courageous leadership

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