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The academic revolution, Christopher Jencks & David Riesman

Label
The academic revolution
Title
The academic revolution
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Jencks & David Riesman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jencks, Christopher
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
LC call number
  • LA226
  • LB2321
LC item number
  • .J4
  • .J4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1909-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Riesman, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pax Romana, International Movement of Catholic Students
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • United States
  • Studentenbewegung
  • USA
  • Education
  • Universities
Label
The academic revolution, Christopher Jencks & David Riesman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Academic age-grading yesterday and today
  • The role of student subcultures
  • The adult backlash and the "safe" colleges
  • 3.
  • Social stratification and mass higher education:
  • Education versus certification
  • Social stratification in America
  • Cultural stratification in America
  • The emergence of mass higher education
  • Higher education as a social sieve
  • 1.
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: pricing
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: tests
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: motivation
  • Toward a more open society: financial reform
  • Toward a more open society: academic reform
  • Mobility or equality?
  • 4.
  • Nationalism versus localism:
  • The early localists
  • The rise of national professions
  • The academic revolution in perspective:
  • Non-meritocratic nationalization
  • Politics, taxes, and localism
  • Regional variations
  • Localism, pluralism, and meritocracy
  • Localism and commuting
  • Geographic dispersion and community development
  • Age and sponsorship in nationalization
  • 5.
  • The professional schools:
  • Professionalism and its consequences
  • Traditional colleges and their clients
  • Seminaries
  • Medical schools
  • Military academies
  • Engineering schools
  • Teachers colleges
  • Graduate schools of arts and sciences
  • An overview
  • 6.
  • Class interests and the "public-private" controversy:
  • The bifurcation of higher education
  • The spread of meritocratic institutions
  • The financing of public and private colleges
  • Admissions requirements in the public and private sectors
  • College imagery and self-imagery
  • 7.
  • Feminism, masculinism, and coeducation:
  • The rise of coeducation
  • The women's colleges
  • 8.
  • Protestant denominations and their colleges:
  • Protestant denominationalism
  • The rise of the university
  • Diversity, separatism, and the founding of new colleges
  • natural selection and evolution among denominational colleges
  • The holdouts face the future
  • 9.
  • Catholics and their colleges:
  • Catholicism in America
  • The control of Catholic colleges
  • Professionalism: clerical versus lay models
  • Defining a clientele: sex
  • Defining a clientele: geography
  • The university college
  • Defining a clientele: class
  • Defining a clientele: ethnicity
  • The future of the Catholic colleges
  • 10.
  • Negroes and their colleges:
  • Negroes in America
  • The evolution of the Negro colleges
  • The fruits of oppression
  • The future of the Negro colleges: recruitment
  • The future of the private Negro colleges
  • 2.
  • Alternatives for the private Negro colleges
  • The future of the public Negro colleges
  • Conclusion and postscript
  • 11.
  • The anti-university colleges:
  • The community college movement
  • The general education movement
  • Other non-academic professions and organizations
  • 12.
  • Reforming the graduate schools:
  • The war between the generations:
  • The pitfalls of nostalgia
  • Starting at the top
  • "Pure" versus "applied" work
  • Disciplines versus subdisciplines: the need for more mobility and anarchy
  • The art of teaching
Control code
ocm00176014
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 580 pages
Lccn
68015597
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 92771
  • (OCoLC)00176014
Label
The academic revolution, Christopher Jencks & David Riesman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Academic age-grading yesterday and today
  • The role of student subcultures
  • The adult backlash and the "safe" colleges
  • 3.
  • Social stratification and mass higher education:
  • Education versus certification
  • Social stratification in America
  • Cultural stratification in America
  • The emergence of mass higher education
  • Higher education as a social sieve
  • 1.
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: pricing
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: tests
  • College versus the upwardly mobile: motivation
  • Toward a more open society: financial reform
  • Toward a more open society: academic reform
  • Mobility or equality?
  • 4.
  • Nationalism versus localism:
  • The early localists
  • The rise of national professions
  • The academic revolution in perspective:
  • Non-meritocratic nationalization
  • Politics, taxes, and localism
  • Regional variations
  • Localism, pluralism, and meritocracy
  • Localism and commuting
  • Geographic dispersion and community development
  • Age and sponsorship in nationalization
  • 5.
  • The professional schools:
  • Professionalism and its consequences
  • Traditional colleges and their clients
  • Seminaries
  • Medical schools
  • Military academies
  • Engineering schools
  • Teachers colleges
  • Graduate schools of arts and sciences
  • An overview
  • 6.
  • Class interests and the "public-private" controversy:
  • The bifurcation of higher education
  • The spread of meritocratic institutions
  • The financing of public and private colleges
  • Admissions requirements in the public and private sectors
  • College imagery and self-imagery
  • 7.
  • Feminism, masculinism, and coeducation:
  • The rise of coeducation
  • The women's colleges
  • 8.
  • Protestant denominations and their colleges:
  • Protestant denominationalism
  • The rise of the university
  • Diversity, separatism, and the founding of new colleges
  • natural selection and evolution among denominational colleges
  • The holdouts face the future
  • 9.
  • Catholics and their colleges:
  • Catholicism in America
  • The control of Catholic colleges
  • Professionalism: clerical versus lay models
  • Defining a clientele: sex
  • Defining a clientele: geography
  • The university college
  • Defining a clientele: class
  • Defining a clientele: ethnicity
  • The future of the Catholic colleges
  • 10.
  • Negroes and their colleges:
  • Negroes in America
  • The evolution of the Negro colleges
  • The fruits of oppression
  • The future of the Negro colleges: recruitment
  • The future of the private Negro colleges
  • 2.
  • Alternatives for the private Negro colleges
  • The future of the public Negro colleges
  • Conclusion and postscript
  • 11.
  • The anti-university colleges:
  • The community college movement
  • The general education movement
  • Other non-academic professions and organizations
  • 12.
  • Reforming the graduate schools:
  • The war between the generations:
  • The pitfalls of nostalgia
  • Starting at the top
  • "Pure" versus "applied" work
  • Disciplines versus subdisciplines: the need for more mobility and anarchy
  • The art of teaching
Control code
ocm00176014
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 580 pages
Lccn
68015597
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 92771
  • (OCoLC)00176014

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