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Selling out : academic freedom and the corporate market

Author: Howard Robert Woodhouse
Publisher: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2009.
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"Challenging the current orthodoxy that the market model is the only way forward, Woodhouse argues that governments have a responsibility to fund universities, recognizing that they are the only places in society where the critical search for knowledge takes precedence."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Robert Woodhouse
ISBN: 9780773535800 0773535802
OCLC Number: 315058344
Description: x, 350 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Market model of education and the threat to academic freedom --
Marketing professor meets the market --
Taking on big pharma --
Commercializing research and losing autonomy --
Going beyond the market : evaluating teaching by evaluating learning --
Value program in theory and practice --
People's free university as an alternative model.
Responsibility: Howard Woodhouse.

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Shows how universities in Canada have been engulfed by the market model of education and how administrators have done little to resist this trend. This book demonstrates that the logics of value of  Read more...

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