CASTELLS IN AFRICA, universities & development

: Muller (J.) et al (eds.)

R 250.00
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248pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017.


Traces the history of Spanish social scientist Manuel Castells' visits to South Africa over 17 years. Includes chapters on Castells' three public lectures in South Africa and their influence on policymakers, chapters based on works by African scholars who have applied Castells’ concepts to investigate the challenges faced by African universities, and a selection of Castells’ most important writings.

Afterword by Manuel Castells.

Johann Muller is Emeritus Professor of Curriculum and Senior Research Scholar at the University of Cape Town.

Nico Cloete is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Trust in South Africa. He is a guest professor at The University of Oslo, Extraordinary Professor at the Institute for Post-School Studies at the University of the Western Cape, and  Extraordinary Professor in the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at Stellenbosch University.