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Author Lazerson, Marvin, author.

Title Higher education and the American dream : success and its discontents / Marvin Lazerson.

Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (221 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Building the dream (and worrying about it) -- Higher education as vocational education -- Who governs higher education? -- Managerial imperatives -- Academic disciplines, research imperatives, and undergraduate learning -- A revolution in teaching and learning -- Why is higher education so hard to reform?
Summary The book delivers a penetrating, nuanced account of American universities in the twenty-first century. Tackles topics that range from the rise of the managerial class to the failed attempts to reform practice in the classroom.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Education, Higher -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
American Dream.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781441677105 (electronic bk.)
1441677100 (electronic bk.)
9786155211911 (electronic bk.)
6155211914 (electronic bk.)