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The Fall of the FacultyThe Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters

The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters

Benjamin Ginsberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199782444
eISBN:
9780197563151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199782444.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin ... More

Save the World on Your Own Time

Save the World on Your Own Time

Stanley Fish

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

What should be the role of our institutions of higher education? To promote good moral character? To bring an end to racism, sexism, economic oppression, and other social ills? To foster diversity ... More

The Triumph of EmptinessConsumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

The Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Mats Alvesson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199660940
eISBN:
9780191918308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660940.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

In this book, Mats Alvesson aims to demystify some popular and upbeat claims about a range of phenomena, including the knowledge society, consumption, branding, higher education, organizational ... More

A University Education

A University Education

David Willetts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Universities have a crucial role in the modern world. In England, entrance to universities is by nation-wide competition which means English universities have an exceptional influence on schools--a ... More

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