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Jennifer Washburn, a scholar and journalist, reveals how the growing influence of corporations over universities compromises the future of all those whose careers depend on a university education, and all those who will be employed, governed, or taught by the products of American universities.

Synopsis:

A sweeping critique of the influence of corporate money in our universities that would encourage “all those concerned with the future of higher education to read it.”(Science)

Synopsis:

"University, Inc." explains how the emerging alliance between the worlds of academia and business puts America's universities at risk, and tells how this union will affect us all.

About the Author

Jennifer Washburn is currently a Fellow at the New America Foundation. Formerly a Fellow at the Open Society Institute and a senior research associate for the Arms Trade Resource Center of the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research Washburn writes for The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, Lingua Franca, the American Prospect, and other national magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465090525
Author:
Washburn, Jennifer
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Finance
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 13.2 oz

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