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Where Academia and Policy Meet: A Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447320197
eISBN:
9781447320203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book explores the interface between social work academia and social policy in diverse societies across the globe. It does so by employing a unique cross-national comparative perspective and by ... More


Where academia and policy meet: an introduction

John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal

in Where Academia and Policy Meet: A Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447320197
eISBN:
9781447320203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320197.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the academia-society nexus and, in particular, the theoretical and conceptual justifications for social work academics’ engagement in the policy process. It then presents the ... More


Global Studies in Indian Universities: Past Imperfect, Future Circumspect

Sreeram Chaulia

in The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199480654
eISBN:
9780199090945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480654.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter, the author examines the teaching of global and international affairs in India and highlights the need for change. The author states that there is an urgent need to focus on global ... More


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