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Higher education in American society / edited by Philip G. Altbach and Robert O. Berdahl.

; Berdahl, Robert O., 1926-
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, [1981] .
ISBN 0879751665, 0879751657

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Other Authors Altbach, Philip G.
Berdahl, Robert O., 1926-
Subjects Education, Higher -- United States.
Education, Higher.
Educational sociology -- United States.
Educational sociology.
Enseignement supérieur -- États-Unis.
Höheres Bildungswesen.
Sociologie de l'éducation -- États-Unis.
United States.
Description 326 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-322).
Also issued online.
Contents Higher education in American society : an introduction / Robert O. Berdahl and Philip G. Altbach -- Part 1. The setting -- The university and the state : a historical overview / E.D. Duryea -- Autonomy and accountability : some fundamental issues / T.R. McConnell -- Academic freedom in delocalized academic institutions / Walter Metzer -- Political action, faculty autonomy and retrenchment : a decade of academic freedom, 1970-1980 / Sheila Slaughter -- Happenings on the way to the 1980s / Verne A. Stadtman -- Current and emerging issues facing American higher education / Clark Kerr and Marian Gade -- Part 2. External forces -- State government / John D. Millett -- The federal government and postsecondary education / Aims C. McGuinness Jr. -- The courts / Walter C. Hobbs -- Private constituencies and their impact on higher education / Fred F. Harcleroad -- Part 3. The academic community -- Stark realities : the academic profession in the 1980s / Philip G. Altbach -- The college student : a changing constituency / Arthur Levine -- Presidents and government boards / John W. Nason -- Stress and the academic dean / Donald J. McCarty and I. Philip Young -- Part 4. Concluding perspectives -- The insulated American : five lessons from abroad / Burton R. Clark -- Conclusion / Robert O. Berdahl and Philip G. Altbach.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7659759
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