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ERIC Number: EJ1155953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-5224
Analysing the Literature on University Social Responsibility: A Review of Selected Higher Education Journals
Larrán Jorge, Manuel; Andrades Peña, Francisco Javier
Higher Education Quarterly, v71 n4 p302-319 Oct 2017
In the last 30 years, different economic, political and social changes have taken place in the university sector and this has led to an extensive reform to meet the new societal challenges that these institutions are facing today. This emphasises the social dimension of universities and their important role in society as educators of future leaders and policy makers. This reveals the need to integrate social responsibility principles into the mainstream functions of universities. In view of these comments, this paper offers a review of the literature about university social responsibility during the period from 2000 to 2015. The objectives of the review are to: explore patterns in publication outlets; collect, scrutinise and critically analyse the current literature on this field; to identify gaps in the literature and make recommendations for further research in this field. To accomplish this task, data were collected from 15 specialist academic journals that focus on higher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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