UNLIMITED BOOK ☆ The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University - by Ellen Schrecker #2020


  • Title: The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University
  • Author: Ellen Schrecker
  • ISBN: 9781595584007
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Hardcover

  • The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University By Ellen Schrecker Schrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present battles over higher ed, and their historical parallels in previous eras offering a deeply researched chronicle of the challenges to academic freedom, set against the rapidly changing structure of the academy itself The Lost Soul of Higher Education tells the intSchrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present battles over higher ed, and their historical parallels in previous eras offering a deeply researched chronicle of the challenges to academic freedom, set against the rapidly changing structure of the academy itself The Lost Soul of Higher Education tells the interwoven stories of successive, well funded ideological assaults on academic freedom by outside pressure groups aimed at undermining the legitimacy of scholarly study, viewed alongside decades of eroding higher education budgets a trend that has sharply accelerated during the recent economic downturn.
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    Commentaires:

    Sasha
    Ellen Schercker is successful in conveying a clear eyed view of the history of academic freedom, its evolution throughout time from within, and the assaults and pressures upon it from without I did appreciate the fact that her prose is deliberately distant from romanticism about the virtues of academic freedom, and careful about avoiding cynicism and doom sayings This work gives a clear picture of the prime influencers in the way we think and regard academic freedom today Outsider elites, judici [...]

    Bob
    Ellen Schrecker is a historian and what she writes is a history of academic freedom issues at universities through the twentieth century The surprising thing to me is that by and large, there are very few instances, and most in the McCarthy era of breaches of academic freedom Even here it seems that Schrecker is working with a far expansive idea of academic freedom that simply the freedom of a professor to address curriculum objectives in the matter he or she deems best and to choose freely one [...]

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