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The city as campus : urbanism and higher education in Chicago

Author: Sharon Haar
Publisher: Minneapolis [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A social and design history of the urban campus.

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haar, Sharon.
City as campus.
Minneapolis [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010041057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Haar
OCLC Number: 780509799
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 févr. 2012).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
New institutions for a new environment : pedagogical space in the progressive city --
City as laboratory : Hull-House and the rise of the Chicago School --
Modern city, modern campus : institutional expansion and urban renewal in the postwar era --
Classrooms off the expressway : a new mission for higher education --
"Model of the modern urban university" : the new spatial form of the Chicago Circle campus --
Campus revolt : the reform of the commuter university --
City as campus : university space in the global city --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Urbanism and higher education in Chicago
Responsibility: Sharon Haar.

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"In The City as Campus, Sharon Haar illuminates the highly-charged relationship of higher education to the American metropolis, using as a case study the University of Illinois, Chicago, the Read more...

 
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