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Building communities of difference : higher education in the twenty-first century

Author: William G Tierney
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1993.
Series: Critical studies in education and culture series.
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Argues that by using the principles followed by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, institutions of higher learning can model themselves on communities of brotherly love and service to humanity. Case  Read more...

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Tierney, William G.
Building communities of difference.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1993
(OCoLC)622886299
Online version:
Tierney, William G.
Building communities of difference.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1993
(OCoLC)630959664
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William G Tierney
ISBN: 0897893123 9780897893121 0897893131 9780897893138
OCLC Number: 26766128
Description: xii, 167 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Henry A. Giroux --
1. Toward the Postmodern: Communities of Difference --
2. Educational Mirrors: The Deep Springs Experience --
3. Public Roles, Private Lives: Gay Faculty in Academe --
4. Culture and Alienation: Discovering Voice, Discovering Identity --
5. Critical Leadership and Decision Making in a Postmodern World --
6. Structure and Knowledge: Building a University --
7. Cultural Citizenship and Educational Democracy.
Series Title: Critical studies in education and culture series.
Responsibility: William G. Tierney.

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." . . provides a brilliant and thought-provoking analysis of present and future organizational cultures in higher education. If our communities of higher education have been built on homogeneity, Read more...

 
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