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Academic Dependency and Professionalization in the South

de Beigel, Fernanda - Sabea, Hanan -

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Since 1960, an unequal international structure is recognized in terms of production and circulation of knowledge in the international science system. This phenomenon is called academic dependency and motivated actions towards promoting the education of scientist and stimulating the bond between institutions and scholars of the periphery. This, considering that the peripheral knowledge-production structures were compromised by colonialism and its lasting effects.


Preface: SEPHIS and a Critical Look at Academic Dependency in Today’s World


Section A: Conceptualization and Theoretical Debate

Chapter 1: Academic Dependency: The Intellectual Challenge

Chapter 2: Cultural Components of Social Science in the Global Age

Chapter 3: The Problematic of “Indigenous” and “Indigeneity”: South Asian and African Experiences

Section B: Internationalization and Academic Autonomy in Historical Perspective

Chapter 4: Middle Classes and Pan American Networks: Building a Class for Social Change

Chapter 5: “There is No Development without Experts”: International Cooperation and the Education of Public Administration Professionals in Chile

Chapter 6: Professional trajectories as a route to the legitimization of Sociologists: Notes on the Chilean Case

Chapter 7: Questions on Internationalization of Research Groups, Student Mobility and Brain Drain

Section C: Peripheral Proffesionalization and Academic Dependency

Chapter 8: Alternatives to Hegemonic and Eurocentric Agendas of Socio-environmental Research: An Experience Based on the Zapatista Case

Chapter 9: A Case of Financial Dependency: Scientific Policy during the Argentine Military Dictatorship (1976–1983)

Chapter 10: Academic Dependency and Scholarly Publishing among Social Scientists at Selected Universities in Nigeria

Chapter 11: “Citizen of the World” or a Local Producer of Useful Knowledge? That’s the Question

Section D: Higher Education and Foreign Models

Chapter 12: An Emancipatory Look at Comparative Education: A Formative Discipline for Research and Government in Latin America

Chapter 13: Effects of Structural Adjustment Programs on Funding Policies in Institutions of Higher Education in Kenya

Chapter 14: The Expansion of Higher Education in Brazil and Its Principal Challenges List of Abbreviations

About the Authors


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Libro. 2023 / 1º edición. Cubierta y encuadernación digital. 406 p. 0.00 x 0.00 cm.