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Knowledge Wars

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains why concerns about the education system in America in bringing the opportunity bargain are well founded. It begins by studying the globalization of highly skilled workers, or ... More


The Bottom Line: Why Does College Cost So Much?

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the trio of technology-based arguments offered in the three previous chapters for why college costs have increased so much over the last sixty years. Cost disease, increases ... More


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