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The Future of the city of intellect: the changing American university

Author: Brint, Steven Publisher: Stanford University Press, 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 353 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0804745315Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The City of Intellect
The Changing American University
Contents
Acknowledgmentsvii
Prefaceix
Contributorsxxiii
Shock Wave II: An Introduction to the Twenty-First Century1CLARK KERR
Part I: Demographic and Economic Forces of Change
1. Credential Inflation and the Future of Universities23 RANDALL COLLINS
2. Universities and Knowledge: Restructuring the City of
Intellect47 PATRICIA J. GUMPORT
3. The Competition for High-Ability Students: Universities in a Key Marketplace82 ROGER L. GEIGER
4. The New World of Knowledge Production in the Life
Sciences107 WALTER W. POWELL AND JASON OWEN-SMITH
Part II: Technological Forces of Change
5. Becoming Digital: The Challenges of Weaving Technology throughout Higher Education133 CAROL TOMLINSON-KEASEY
6. The Audit of Virtuality: Universities in the Attention
Economy159 RICHARD A. LANHAM
7. New Business Models for Higher Education181 DAVID J. COLLIS
Part III: Continuity and Change in Fields of Knowledge
8. The Disciplines and the Future205 ANDREW ABBOTT
9. The Rise of the "Practical Arts"231 STEVEN BRINT
10. The Political Economy of Curriculum-Making in American Universities260 SHEILA SLAUGHTER
Part IV: Continuity and Change in Academic Work and University Governance
11. The "Academic Revolution" Revisited293 RICHARD CHAIT
12. University Transformation: Primary Pathways to
University Autonomy and Achievement322 BURTON R. CLARK
Index345

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