|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)|
About the Author
Fernanda Beigel, Head Professor of Sociology and Director of the PhD Programme in Social Sciences at the National University of Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina). Associate Researcher at the National Council for Technical and Scientific Research (CONICET). Member of the International Sociological Association.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction: the politics of academic autonomy in Latin America, Fernanda Beigel; Section 1 The Institutionalization of Research and Professional Training in Latin America: Peripheral Centers, Academic Diplomacy and Scientific Missions: The internationalization and institutionalization of higher education in Latin America: the emergence of peripheral centers, Fernanda Beigel; The first UNESCO experts in Latin America (1946-1958), Anabella Abarzúa Cutroni; The diplomatic competition between Chile and Brazil and the institutionalization of Latin American social sciences, Fernanda Beigel; Public Experts and diplomacy in Argentina: the Institute of National Foreign Service, Natalia Rizzo. Section 2 International Cooperation, Foreign Aid and Academic Mobility: Public foreign aid and academic mobility: the Fulbright Program (1955-1973), Juan José Navarro; Catholic international cooperation: social research and the Society of Jesus, Gonzalo Navarro Sanz; Internationalization from the margins: academic mobility at the National University of Cuyo (Mendoza-Argentina), Lucila Voloschin. Section 3 Politicization versus Professionalization?: Private foreign aid and the contest for academic autonomy: The Rockefeller Foundation at the University of Chile, Fernando Queseda; Second-generation university reforms: between modernization and political radicalism. Jorgelina Lazzaro Jam; Career-building in a highly politicized period: Argentine social scientists in the 60s, María Agustina Diez. Section 4 The Contraction of Academic Autonomy: Back home: the World University Service-United Kingdom (WUS-UK) return program for Chilean exiles, Paola Bayle; Science during Argentina's military dictatorship (1976-1983): the contraction of the higher education system and the expansion of CONICET, Fabiana Bekerman; Between scientific autonomy and academic dependency: private research institutes under dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983) - the case of FLACSO, Victor Hugo Algañaraz Soria; Index.