Introduction: looking beyond the walls

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Finnegan, Ruth;
  • Publisher: Palgrave-Macmillan

In its consideration of the remarkable extent and variety of non-university researchers, this book takes a broader view of ‘knowledge’ and ‘research’ than in the many hot debates about today’s knowledge society, ‘learning age’, or organisation of research. It goes beyon... View more
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