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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


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


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


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


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