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ERIC Number: EJ633894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1047-8248
Knowledge Transmission and Professional Community in Higher Education: An Anthropological View.
Armstrong, Jan
Educational Foundations, v15 n3 p5-25 Sum 2001
Offers an anthropological perspective by examining the role of knowledge transmission in the maintenance and transformation of professional communities in higher education, exploring the use of the ritual process at academic meetings (such as those of the American Anthropological Association). Emphasizing successful conference rituals, the article explores the importance of failed rituals and issues related to power and domination. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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