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As the new academic year begins, read these books by leading academics that examine the place of universities in society.

The soul of a university by Chris Brink examines how universities can be a force for social change, not just academic excellence. Who are universities for?, out this week from Tom Sperlinger, Josie McLellan and Richard Pettigrew, offers a way for universities to become more inclusive and more responsive to social challenges. English universities in crisis, by Jefferson Frank, Norman Gowar and Michael Naef and out in January, gives robust new policy proposals to deal with the fallout of fees.

These important books offer new ways for universities connect to the world and become a force for social good.

Details below, along with those of other books in this area. 

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