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Accountability, pragmatic aims, and the American university

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, New York, p.136 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2331.4 .M37 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9445684

Keywords:

Academic freedom--United States, Educational accountability--United States, Higher education and state--United States, University autonomy--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- The democratic purposes of the American university -- The emergence and transformation of the academic profession : the roots of our discontent -- Teaching, professionalization and the managed university -- The rise of managerialism -- The legacy of the transformative era : accountability and the erosion of professional autonomy -- Epilogue: pragmatic sensibility and resolutions.

Publication Language:

eng