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Ximena Erazo (Ed.) - Academic Freedom 4 - 9781856493772 - V9781856493772
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Academic Freedom 4

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Description for Academic Freedom 4 Hardcover. This is a survey of educational rights and academic freedom, concentrating on those countries where the education sector is under pressure. Editor(s): Erazo, Ximena; Kirkwood, Mike. Num Pages: 256 pages, index. BIC Classification: JNM; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 23. Weight in Grams: 360.
In 1988, the World University Service formulated the Lima Declaration on Academic Freedom and the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education. This seeks to promote and protect the right to education, the freedom to teach, and the freedom to pursue, develop and transmit knowledge. Since then WUS and Zed Books have published a series of reports on specific countries failures to deliver the right to education, abuses of the rights of people in the educational sector generally and infringments of academic freedom and university autonomy.

Academic Freedom 4, the most recent volume in the series, offers an overview of ... Read more

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About Ximena Erazo (Ed.)
Ximena Erazo is General Secretary of World University Service International (WUS) and Vice-Chair of the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA). Mike Kirkwood works with Worls University Service Canada. Frederick de Vlaming is a member of the Working Group on International Refugee Policies, Amsterdam.

Reviews for Academic Freedom 4
'This series constitutes a timely addition to continuing discourses about democratic development, human rights, civil society and human resource development. It finally disabuses anyone still harbouring any lingering romantic notions about intellectual ivory towers: conflict over 'academic' freedom is immediate, ubiquitous and dangerous.' - Canadian Journal of Development Studies

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