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Controversies on campus : debating the issues confronting American universities in the 21st century

Author: Joy Blanchard
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the myriad controversies regarding today's college campuses and student bodies, such as tuition costs, campus rape, academic freedom/free speech, gun policies, binge drinking, "hook-up" culture, corporatization of academic research, poverty-level wages of adjunct faculty, and student-athletes in the era of big-money amateur sports.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Controversies on campus.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2018
(DLC) 2017039204
(OCoLC)1006524706
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Blanchard
ISBN: 9781440852206 1440852200
OCLC Number: 1017098774
Description: 1 online resource (x, 386 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Contemporary opportunities and challenges around diversifying American universities --
pt. 2. Contemporary issues surrounding the college curriculum and instructional delivery --
pt. 3. Issues facing American college students in the 21st century --
pt. 4. Legal and regulatory issues facing the 21st-century American university and students --
pt. 5. The impact of the economy and financial policy on contemporary universities.
Responsibility: Joy L. Blanchard, editor ; foreword by Scott L. Thomas.

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This book examines the myriad controversies regarding today's college campuses and student bodies, such as tuition costs, campus rape, academic freedom/free speech, gun policies, binge drinking, "hook-up" culture, corporatization of academic research, poverty-level wages of adjunct faculty, and student-athletes in the era of big-money amateur sports.

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