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|ISBN:||9780813561240 0813561248 9780813561233 081356123X 0813561256 9780813561257|
|Description:||ix, 178 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Why tuition goes up and quality goes down at American research University --
Where the money goes in research universities --
Shortchanging instruction at research universities, and why students don't complain --
The role of faculty and graduate students in changing universities --
The rise of the administrative class --
The university as hedge fund --
The high cost of research --
Technology to the rescue? --
Making all public higher education free --
Educating students for a multicultural democracy.
"Bracing and incisive, Samuels offers that rare call to arms that speaks simultaneously to faculty, students, parents, "and "administrators."--Marc Bousquet"author of How the University Works"