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9780765804389

On Higher Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765804389

  • ISBN10:

    0765804387

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-04-01
  • Publisher: Transaction Pub

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Author Biography

David Riesman is professor emeritus of sociology at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
The Era of Faculty Dominance and Its Declinep. 1
Sources of Faculty Hegemonyp. 42
The Rise of Student Disaffectionp. 65
College Marketing and Student Customersp. 105
The Limits of Student Choice: The Evangelical Collegesp. 162
Student Power in the Public Community Collegesp. 179
The Free Market, "Marginal Differentiation," and Restrictions on Diversityp. 197
Providing Information to Guide Student Choicep. 225
Student Consumerism and Educational Changep. 271
Protecting Students by Voluntary Action: Regional Accrediting Associationsp. 322
Government Intervention for Consumer Protectionp. 344
Bibliographyp. 381
Name Indexp. 400
Subject Indexp. 406
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