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The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling The Corporate University And Creating True Higher Learning Stanley Aronowitz

The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling The Corporate University And Creating True Higher Learning

Stanley Aronowitz

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ISBN : 9780807031223
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217 pages
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Americans cant get a good education for love or money, argues Stanley Aronowitz in this groundbreaking look at the structure and curriculum of higher education. Moving beyond the canon wars begun in Allan Blooms The Closing of the American Mind,MoreAmericans cant get a good education for love or money, argues Stanley Aronowitz in this groundbreaking look at the structure and curriculum of higher education. Moving beyond the canon wars begun in Allan Blooms The Closing of the American Mind, Aronowitz offers a vision for true higher learning that places a well-rounded education back at the center of the universitys mission.Aronowitz should be commended for the high seriousness of his endeavor, which sidesteps the comparatively petty canon wars to ask: What is the true purpose of higher education and how can we restructure our universities to achieve it? --Publishers WeeklyOne of the most important books written on higher education in the last fifty years. --Henry A. Giroux, author of The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of InnocenceBold, brassy, and provocative. --Michelle Fine, coauthor of The Unknown City: Lives of Poor and Working-Class Young Adults