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This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 3/1/1984.
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Derek Bok examines the complex ethical and social issues facing modern universities today, and suggests approaches that will allow the academic institution both to serve society and to continue its primary mission of teaching and research.
Table of Contents
|Basic Academic Values|
|Institutional Autonomy and the Demands of the State|
|The Purposes of the University and Its Responsibilities to Society|
|Academic Responses to Social Problems|
|Access to the University and the Problem of Racial Inequality|
|The Moral Development of Students|
|Academic Science and the Quest for Technological Innovation|
|The Social Responsibilities of Research|
|Technical Assistance Abroad|
|Addressing Social Problems By Nonacademic Means|
|The University and the Local Community|
|Taking Political Positions|
|Boycotts and Other Efforts to Avoid Outside Relationships|
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