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First published in 1998, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offers a comprehensive entre#xE9; to the central issues facing American colleges and universities today. This thoroughly revised edition brings the volume 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 changes in higher education, especially the influence and incorporation of the latest 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 higher education's relationship to society. Highly acclaimed and incorporating cutting-edge research, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century 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 E. Fischman, Roger L. Geiger, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Patricia J. Gumport, Fred F. Harcleroad, D. Bruce Johnstone, Adrianna Kezar, Jacqueline E. King, Aimes 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 Praise for the second edition of American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Contexts of American Higher Education||p. 1|
|Patterns of Higher Education Development||p. 15|
|The Ten Generations of American Higher Education||p. 37|
|Autonomy and Accountability: Who Controls Academe?||p. 69|
|Academic Freedom: Past, Present, and Future||p. 88|
|The Federal Government and Higher Education||p. 113|
|The States and Higher Education||p. 139|
|The Legal Environment: The Implementation of Legal Change on Campus||p. 170|
|The Hidden Hand: External Constituencies and Their Impact||p. 195|
|The Academic Community|
|Harsh Realities: The Professoriate in the Twenty-First Century||p. 227|
|College Students in Changing Contexts||p. 254|
|Presidents Leading: The Dynamics and Complexities of Campus Leadership||p. 279|
|Central Issues for the Twenty-First Century|
|Financing Higher Education: Who Should Pay?||p. 315|
|The Digital Technologies of Learning and Research||p. 341|
|Graduate Education and Research: Interdependence and Strain||p. 365|
|Curriculum in Higher Education: The Organizational Dynamics of Academic Reform||p. 409|
|Markets in Higher Education: Trends in Academic Capitalism||p. 433|
|The Diversity Imperative: Moving to the Next Generation||p. 465|
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