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by Anthony Smith,Frank Webster

eBook The Postmodern University?: Contested Visions of Higher Education in Society (Society for Research into Higher Education) download ISBN: 0335199593
Author: Anthony Smith,Frank Webster
Publisher: Open Univ Pr (October 1, 1997)
Language: English
Pages: 125
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Hardcover: 125 pages. Publisher: Open Univ Pr (October 1, 1997).

Hardcover: 125 pages.

Contested Visions of Higher Education in Society. Education, Higher Educational change Postmodernism and education. This article has no associated abstract. Philosophy of Higher Education in Philosophy of Social Science. categorize this paper).

The Postmodern University? book. This text brings together intellectuals from Britain and the USA to examine what is happening in higher education. Their concern is not how to manage the changes but how best to conceptualize and understand them; they explore the place of universities in contemporary scoiety and address the issue of whether it is useful to affix the label postmodern to the contemporary uni This text brings together intellectuals from Britain and the USA to examine what is happening in higher education.

This paper elaborates a typology of universities in which each university is characteristically associated with diverse missions, different ways of producing knowledge and contrasting pedagogical configurations. Four university forms are identified, analysed and illustrated, namely the expert university, the non-elite university, the entrepreneurial university and the revolutionary university. The New Higher Education: Issues and Directions for the Post-Dearing University. Disinterestedness and the modern university The Postmodern University? Contested Visions of Higher Education in Society. Learning and education in an information society. Decline of Donnish Dominion: The British Academic Professions in the Twentieth Century. This book analyzes the transformation of British higher education from a closed, elite university system into an open, mass post-secondary education system.

The Postmodern University? : Contested Visions of Higher Education in Society. by Anthony Robert Smith. Their concern is not how to manage the changes but how best to conceptualize and understand them; they explore the place of universities in contemporary scoiety and address the issue of whether it is useful to affix the label postmodern to the contemporary university.

Webster has published books on many aspects of contemporary social change. The Postmodern University? Contested Visions of Higher Education (with . mith) 1997. Kevin Robins and Frank Webster (1988). He has resisted the view that the Information society is radically new, insisting on the primacy of continuities and consolidations of established trends. Times of the Technoculture: from the Information Society to the Virtual Life (with Kevin Robins) 1999. Understanding Contemporary Society: Theories of the Present (with . rowning and . alcli) 2000. Culture and Politics in the Information Age: A New Politics? 2001.

Items related to The Postmodern University?: Contested Visions of Higher. Anthony Smith has been President of Magdalen College, Oxford since 1988. ISBN 13: 9780335199594. He was a BBC Current Affairs Producer between 1960 and 1971, a Fellow of St Antony's College from 1971 to 1976, and Director of the British Film Institute 1979-88.

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