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Between citizens and the State : the politics of American higher education in the 20. century

Author: Christopher P Loss
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracks the dramatic outcomes of the federal government's growing involvement in higher education between World War I and the 1970s, and the conservative backlash against that involvement from the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Loss
ISBN: 9780691148274 0691148279 9780691163345 0691163340
OCLC Number: 948248196
Description: XIII, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations and Appendix Charts ix Acknowledgments xi Chapter 1: Introduction: The Politics of American Higher Education in the Twentieth Century 1 Part I: Bureaucracy Chapter 2: Reorganizing Higher Education in the Shadow of the Great War 19 Chapter 3: Building the New Deal Administrative State 53 Part II: Democracy Chapter 4: Educating Citizen-Soldiers in World War II 91 Chapter 5: Educating Global Citizens in the Cold War 121 Part III: Diversity Chapter 6: Higher Education Confronts the Rights Revolution 165 Chapter 7: Conclusion: The Private Marketplace of Identity in an Age of Diversity 214 Appendix: A: Graphical Portrait of American Higher Education in the Twentieth Century 235 Notes 239 Index 303
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Responsibility: Christopher P. Loss.

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Winner of the 2013 Outstanding Book Award, American Educational Research Association "Loss has succeeded in a very ambitious project, and shows the many ways that higher education serves as a key Read more...

 
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