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Title Higher education in American society / edited by Philip G. Altbach, Robert O. Berdahl, and Patricia J. Gumport.

Published Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  378.73 HIGH    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description 384 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Frontiers of education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword: American Society Turns More Assertive: A New Century Approaches for Higher Education in the United States / Clark Kerr -- Introduction: Higher Education in American Society / Patricia J. Gumport, Philip G. Altbach and Robert O. Berdahl -- 1. Campus and Commonwealth: A Historical Interpretation / John R. Thelin -- 2. Academic Freedom in Delocalized Academic Institutions / Walter P. Metzger -- 3. Autonomy and Accountability: Some Fundamental Issues / Robert O. Berdahl and T. R. McConnell -- 4. Academic Freedom at the End of the Century: Professional Labor, Gender, and Professionalism / Sheila Slaughter -- 5. Economics and Financing of Higher Education: The Tension Between Quality and Equity / W. Lee Hansen and Jacob O. Stampen -- 6. The Federal Government and Higher Education / Lawrence E. Gladieux, Arthur M. Hauptman and Laura Greene Knapp -- 7. The States and Higher Education / Aims C. McGuinness, Jr. -- 8. The Courts / Walter C. Hobbs.
9. Other External Constituencies and Their Impact on Higher Education / Fred F. Harcleroad -- 10. Problems and Possibilities: The American Academic Profession / Philip G. Altbach -- 11. College Students in Changing Contexts / Eric L. Dey and Sylvia Hurtado -- 12. Comparative Reflections on Leadership in Higher Education / Martin Trow -- 13. It's Academic: The Politics of the Curriculum / Irving J. Spitzberg, Jr. -- 14. Graduate Education: Changing Conduct in Changing Contexts / Patricia J. Gumport -- 15. Current and Emerging Issues Facing Higher Education in the United States / Ami Zusman -- 16. The Insulated Americans: Five Lessons from Abroad / Burton R. Clark.
Other author Altbach, Philip G.
Berdahl, Robert O. (Robert Oliver)
Gumport, Patricia J.
Subject Education, Higher -- United States.
Educational sociology -- United States.
ISBN 0879759054 (pbk. : acid-free paper) : $23.95