AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: SOCIAL, POLITICAL, A ND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: SOCIAL, POLITICAL, A ND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

By: Gumport, Patricia J. (Editor)

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First published in 1998, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Cent ury offers a comprehensive entree to the central issues facing American col leges and universities today. This thoroughly revised edition brings the vo lume up to date on key topics of enduring interest. Placing higher education within its social and political contexts, leading scholars discuss finance, federal and state governance, faculty, students, curriculum, and academic leadership. Contributors also address major change s in higher education, especially the influence and incorporation of the la test technologies and growing concern about the future of the academy in a post-Iraq War setting. No other book covers such wide-ranging issues under the broader theme of hi gher education's relationship to society. Highly acclaimed and incorporatin g cutting-edge research, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Cent ury remains the standard reference in the field. Contributors: Philip G. Altbach, Benjamin Baez, Michael N. Bastedo, Robert O. Berdahl, Marjorie A. E. Cook, Melanie E. Corrigan, Judith S. Eaton, Peter D. Eckel, Gustavo Fischman, Roger L. Geiger, Lawrence E. Gladieux, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Patricia J. Gumport, Fred F. Harcleroad, D. Bruce Johnstone, Adrianna Kezar, Jacqueline E. King, Aims C. McGuinness Jr., Amy Scott Metcalfe, Michael Mumper, Michael A. Olivas, Robert M. O'Neil, Gary Rhoades, Frank A. Schmidtlein, Sheila Slaughter, Daryl G. Smith, John Willinsky.

Title: AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: SOCIAL, POLITICAL, A ND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

Author Name: Gumport, Patricia J. (Editor)

Categories: Education & Careers,

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Pre: 2011

ISBN Number: 0801899060

ISBN Number 13: 9780801899065

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

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