Journal of Scientometric Research, 2019, 8, 1, 62-67.
Published: April 2019
Type: Book Review
PhD Scholar, Centre for Studies in Science Policy,School of Social Sciences-I, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, INDIA.
The Book attempts to contextualise the role and missions of universities within the National Innovation systems using a range of experiences from the Asia-Pacific. It begins by outlining the historical evolution of universities as centres of Learning and excellence providing an account of what the author characterises as three revolutions, howsoever discernible. This perhaps pays lip service to the rich standing of the author in the Sociology of Science. Firstly, the use of National Innovation Systems approach has its limitations beginning from the unit of analysis and the macro view based on fragmentary evidence and the dubious utility of input-output binaries. Read more…