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Higher Education Cannot Escape History
Higher Education Cannot Escape History (December 1993)
Issues for the Twenty-first Century
Clark Kerr - Author

As we approach the end of the twentieth century and enter the twenty-first, the nation's system of colleges and universities, as well as higher education around the world, will face some enduring conflicts and contradictions--the basic challenges that must be confronted and solved again and again in every generation. These include nationalization versus internationalization in higher education, merit in academic pursuits versus equality of treatmen...(Read More)
 
 
The Cold War and Academic Governance
The Cold War and Academic Governance (August 1993)
The Lattimore Case at Johns Hopkins
Lionel S. Lewis - Author

"This account of the Lattimore case is the first detailed treatment of successful resistance from the academy to a McCarthy-era assault. Lattimore's is arguably the most notorious of all these cases, in terms of the importance of the target and of the political passions aroused." -- Jordan E. Kurland, American Association of University Professors

This book examines the harassment of the Johns Hopkins University sinologist Owen...(Read More)
 
 
Children at Risk in America
Children at Risk in America (December 1992)
History, Concepts, and Public Policy
Roberta Wollons - Editor

This collection of essays addresses twentieth-century historical and contemporary issues regarding children who are considered to be at risk. The essays explore the language of risk as it is used by the courts, the schools, governmental agencies, and child advocates, those who discover risks and create correctives for children who both need protection and threaten to disturb the social order. The tasks require an exploration of differing, often con...(Read More)
 
 
Curriculum for Utopia
Curriculum for Utopia (July 1992)
Social Reconstructionism and Critical Pedagogy in the Postmodern Era
William B. Stanley - Author

This book examines the relationship between contemporary forms of critical theory and social reconstructionism, as they relate and contribute to the construction of a radical theory of education. It illustrates many of the persistent issues, problems, and goals of radical educational reform, including the importance of developing a language of possibility, utopian thought, and the critical competence necessary to reveal and deconstruct forms of opp...(Read More)
 
 
Images of American Life
Images of American Life (July 1992)
A History of Ideological Management in Schools, Movies, Radio, and Television
Joel Spring - Author

This book analyzes the effect of political and economic forces on the ideas and values disseminated to the general public by schools, movies, radio, and television. The author shows how similar and conflicting political and economic pressures influence education, movies, and broadcasting. The book provides an understanding of how ideas are shaped in American society by the interplay between government power, private enterprise, and organized advoc...(Read More)
 
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