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University, Inc. : the corporate corruption of American higher education

Author: Jennifer Washburn
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sweeping critique of the influence of corporate money in our universities that would encourage?all those concerned with the future of higher education to read it."(Science).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Washburn, Jennifer.
University, Inc. : The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education.
New York : Basic Books, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Washburn
ISBN: 9780786722389 078672238X 0465090516 9780465090518
OCLC Number: 857077856
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 326 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. A New Kind of Uprising at Berkeley; 2. The Lessons of History; 3. The Birth of the Market-Model U.; 4. The Republic of Science in Turmoil; 5. Are Conflicts of Interest Hazardous to Our Health?; 6. The University as Business; 7. Dreaming of Silicon Valley; 8. Paying More for Less: The Commercial Squeeze on Teaching & the Humanites; 9. The Path Forward: Preserving Our Public Domain; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
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Jennifer Washburn, a scholar and journalist, reveals how the growing influence of corporations over universities compromises the future of all those whose careers depend on a university education,  Read more...

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