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Peters on the New Ecologies of Knowledge
Peters on the New Ecologies of Knowledge

Author(s): George Lăzăroiu
Subject(s): Economy, Education, Political Theory, Political economy, Higher Education , ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Addleton Academic Publishers
Keywords: Michael A. Peters; neoliberal university; cybernetic informational capitalism; economy;
Summary/Abstract: Peters explains the development of a cybernetic informational capitalism, the rise of the “neoliberal university,” and the production of academic knowledge and its uses. Peters emphasizes the centrality of knowledge and information to the processes of the sign economy and the symbolic society, the advent of the Internet and user-generated cultures, and the relation between openness and creativity as part of a networked group.

  • Page Range: 87-93
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: English