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The marketplace of ideas

Author: Louis Menand
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Series: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that outdated institutional structures and higher educational philosophies are negatively contrasting with significant changes in today's faculties and student bodies with a result that higher education is more competitive and less applicable.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Menand, Louis.
Marketplace of ideas.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2010
(DLC) 2009030027
(OCoLC)286488147
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Menand
ISBN: 9780393062755 0393062759 0393339165 9780393339161
OCLC Number: 286488147
Description: 174 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The problem of general education --
The humanities revolution --
Interdisciplinarity and anxiety --
Why do professors all think alike?
Series Title: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Responsibility: Louis Menand.
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Has American higher education become a dinosaur?  Read more...

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"To anyone who has spent time on the inside, as they say, The Marketplace of Ideas is alternately bracing and chilling... As ever, Menand writes like an angel, with the wry elan that made his Read more...

 
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