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Introduction: Looking Beyond the Walls

  • Ruth Finnegan

Abstract

In its consideration of the remarkable extent and variety of non-university researchers, this book takes a broader view of ‘knowledge’ and ‘research’ than in many current discussions about today’s knowledge society, ‘learning age’, or organisation of research. It goes beyond the commonly held image of ‘knowledge’ as something produced and owned by the full-time experts to take a look at those engaged in active knowledge building outside the university walls.

Keywords

Knowledge Production Knowledge Creation Intellectual Capital Independent Researcher Knowledge Society 
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