The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling the Corporate University and Creating True Higher Learning

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Beacon Press, 2000 - 217 páginas
Americans can't get a good education for love or money, argues Stanley Aronowitz in this groundbreaking look at the structure and curriculum of higher education. Moving beyond the canon wars begun in Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind, Aronowitz offers a vision for true higher learning that places a well-rounded education back at the center of the university's mission.
 

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Addressing what he sees as an overall "intellectual decline" in higher education, Aronowitz (sociology, Graduate Ctr., CUNY) argues that the American academic system has failed to meet its lofty goals ... Leer reseña completa

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Knowledge Factories
1
Higher Education or Higher Training?
15
The American Academic System
38
Academic Labor and the Future of Higher Education
68
Who Gets In Whos Left Out of College and Universities?
102
What Is Taught What Is Learned?
125
Dismantling the Corporate University
157
Notes
195
Acknowledgments
199
Index
201
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Stanley Aronowitz is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is founder of the Center for Worker Education at the City College of New York. He lives in New York City.

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