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An Australian humanities crisis?

Withers, Glenn


This chapter explores the position of humanities within the world of learning and knowledge. One key indicator in academic discussion of any crisis in the humanities, has been the share of humanities enrolments in the enrolments for all university students. Hence the emphasis on universities in particular as vehicles for education and research. Their aspiration is the transmission and enhancement of rational knowledge. A crisis might be evident other than from enrolment problems or from issues...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Changing Face of Higher Education: Is There an International Crisis in the Humanities?
DOI: 10.4324/9781315276601-2


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