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Author Garner, Alice, 1969- author

Title Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies : Australia, America and the Fulbright Program / Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series Key studies in diplomacy
Key studies in diplomacy.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 'Free gift' or 'infiltration'?: Negotiating the Fulbright Agreement; 'A steady stream of new problems': Politics and teething issues; 'Bright scientific moles' v. 'goodwill ambassador extroverts': Choosing a Fulbright scholar; 'Mutual benefit' v. 'the needs of the country': Programming academic fields; 'Meeting [our] domestic Communism problem': Cold War governance and the public university; Education, or 'part of our foreign policy'?: At war in Vietnam
'Experience is the only teacher': Academic ambassadors interpret 'mutual understanding''Just because one is a woman': Forging careers and changing the gender landscape; From 'White Australia' to 'the race question in America': Confronting racial diversity; 'In the climate of continuing financial restraint': Finding a sustainable future in the neo-liberal university; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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Subject Fulbright Association.
Fulbright scholarships -- Australia.
Educational exchanges -- United States.
Educational exchanges -- Australia.
SUBJECT United States -- Foreign relations -- Australia.
Australia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Kirkby, Diane, author
ISBN 9781526128980 (electronic bk.)
1526128985 (electronic bk.)