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Innovation Drives the Economy—an Old Idea with New Implications

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter begins by introducing market-logic experiments undertaken in the mid-1970s. Like earlier efforts, these practices encountered limitations and did not, at the time, look poised to take ... More


Market Logic in the Era of Pure Science

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents a survey of the postwar golden era, when the logic of science was strong and increases in federal funding were large and steady. Yet even in this period, market logic was ... More


Creating University-Industry Research Centers

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines the development of a new market-logic practice in academic science, namely the creation of university–industry research centers. It begins by reviewing the origins of this ... More


Academic Science as an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter begins by briefly setting out the book's purpose, which is to address the question of how and why universities, that once self-consciously held themselves apart from the economic world, ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The preceding chapters have presented evidence in support of the book's main argument that government decisions were the most important driver of universities' decision to expand their economic role, ... More


Men, Women, and American Classrooms

ROBERT CRAWFORD

in The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269327
eISBN:
9780191699382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269327.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues against the assumption that it is in 20th-century American universities that creative writing emerged as part of the curriculum. It explains that 18th-century Scottish teaching of ... More


The Ideology of the Humanities and the Political Economy of Criticism: Notes Toward the Constitution of an Anarchist University

Patrick Colm Hogan

in The Politics of Interpretation: Ideology, Professionalism, and the Study of Literature

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062724
eISBN:
9780199855247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062724.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The extensive ideological uniformity of the American university, its frequent operation as a sort of organ of state propaganda, has been widely discussed and analyzed. The concrete economic reasons ... More


Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

American universities today serve as economic engines, performing the scientific research that will create new industries, drive economic growth, and keep the United States globally competitive. But ... More


West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More


Introduction

Charles T. Clotfelter

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

American universities have occupied an unchallenged position of preeminence in the world. American institutions dominate the highest rungs of the various world rankings of great universities. As a ... More


The Context of Religious Reading

Paul J. Griffiths

in Religious Reading: The Place of Reading in the Practice of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195125771
eISBN:
9780199853335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125771.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter turns to the question of authority. If religious reading requires, in some sense, submission to authoritative direction as to what is worth reading and how, what is this likely to mean ... More


The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University

Mark Chiang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717004
eISBN:
9780814790014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717004.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Originating in the 1968 student-led strike at San Francisco State University, Asian American Studies was founded as a result of student and community protests that sought to make education more ... More


Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Seteney Shami and Cynthia Miller-Idriss (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Few world regions today are of more pressing social and political interest than the Middle East: hardly a day has passed in the last decade without events there making global news. Understanding the ... More


Ordered Liberty

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the ideal of ordered liberty in American constitutional tradition. It begins with an overview of the ideas of Thomas Friedman and Albert Einstein about the universe and relates ... More


Progressive Activism after the June War: The Association of Arab American University Graduates

Pamela E. Pennock

in Rise of the Arab American Left: Activists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630984
eISBN:
9781469631004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the formation of the Arab American University Graduates shortly after the Arab-Israeli War of 1967 and how it became the most influential organization on the Arab American ... More


The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

American college campuses, where ideas are freely exchanged, contested, and above all uncensored, are historical hotbeds of political and social turmoil. In the past decade alone, the media has ... More


The Humanitarian Imagination and the Year of the Locust: International Relief in the Wartime Eastern Mediterranean, 1914–1918

Keith David Watenpaugh

in Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520279308
eISBN:
9780520960800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279308.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the formation of the idea of the “humanitarian imagination” and how it can motivate action (or not) through the case study of the World War One–era flooding of Baghdad and ... More


5 Ordered Liberty

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the ideal of ordered liberty in American constitutional tradition. It begins with an overview of the ideas of Thomas Friedman and Albert Einstein about the universe and relates ... More


Still Eating in the Kitchen: The Marginalization of African American Faculty in Majority White Academic Governance

Carmen V. Harris

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

With an essay that challenges the notion that processes can ever be neutral, Carmen Harris addresses the issue of bureaucratic racism and the resultant marginalization of African American faculty in ... More


Higher Education in China: Complement or Competition to US Universities?

Haizheng Li

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter addresses questions regarding the prospects for higher education in China, focusing on its influences on American universities. The modern Chinese higher education system was greatly ... More


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