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Generational Expectations and Experiences of Higher Education

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

in Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter draws on qualitative data from the Mass Observation Study and interviews with students to explore how members of the general public, and prospective and current students, frame the ... More


Coda: The Living Indebted (on Students and Sabotage)

Annie McClanahan

in Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Coda to Dead Pledges explores an emerging anti-debt politics, arguing that “debt strikes” and the occupation or sabotage of domestic space are forms of protest that attempt to block capital at ... More


Financialization and the Tyranny of Bootstraps

Terri Friedline

in Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores recent trends in student loan debt, particularly the for-profit educational corporation Corinthian Colleges’ scandal, in order to define the key terms financialization and ... More


Is Rising Household Debt Affecting Retirement Decisions?

Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva

in Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867524
eISBN:
9780191904295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867524.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Household debt among older Americans approaching retirement has increased dramatically over time. Older households have become increasingly more indebted and more leveraged. While mortgages remain ... More


The Pedagogy of Debt

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter exposes not only the statistics but the ways that college student loan debt has become a way of teaching students ideological lessons about the public sphere and their choices in life. ... More


Student Debt and the Spirit of Indenture

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates that contemporary college student loan debt in the U.S. is similar to colonial indenture. It reviews the history of indentured servitude and shows how student debt literally ... More


Moving from the Status Quo to a 21st-Century Financial Aid System

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

With the creation of the first federal student loans as part of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the US postsecondary financial aid system was set on a path from which it has not ... More


Education and training: from public good to private responsibility

Alan France

in Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447315759
eISBN:
9781447331742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the way neoliberalism has changed the field of practice in post-16 education and training in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. While ‘third way’ politics brought a ... More


Transition

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Education is the way for low-wage workers to move into the FTE sector, as moving to the city was the way to advance in the original Lewis model. Just as slums show the difficulty migrants face in ... More


Environmental Threat I: Stagnating Family Income

Robert B. Archibald

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Changes in the American income distribution since the 1970s are a major source of turbulence in the higher education industry. Family incomes at the bottom of the distribution have not grown since ... More


Accreditation: Official Recognition of a New Vision of Higher Education

Teri Cannon

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0026
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

American accrediting agencies have been under increasing pressure from the government, employers, and other policy makers. These agencies are being asked to hold accredited educational institutions ... More


Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Lorenza Antonucci

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447318231
eISBN:
9781447318255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

With rising levels of student debt and precarity, young people’s lives in university are not always smooth. Lorenza Antonucci has travelled across England, Italy and Sweden to understand how ... More


How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Jeffrey J. Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

How to Be an Intellectual makes the case for a renewed critical writing. It tells the story of contemporary criticism and theory from several unique perspectives, notably its institutional and ... More


The Nature of Change

Terri Friedline

in Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores the possibilities for a financial system revolution that equalizes access and democratizes power, such as through movements like Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street. ... More


Schooling the Corporatized Citizen: From Grade School Through College

Sanford F. Schram

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism: Neoliberalism, Precarity, Occupy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190253011
eISBN:
9780190253042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253011.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the neoliberalization of education policy at all levels of schooling from the elementary and secondary schools to colleges and universities. The chapter highlights ... More


Questioning College: Necessary, Expensive, and No Guarantee of Success

Karla Vermeulen

in Generation Disaster: Coming of Age Post-9/11

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190061630
eISBN:
9780190061661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061630.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter “Questioning College” considers the stressors (economic and otherwise) that surround decisions about pursuing and paying for higher education. While attending college is now the norm for ... More


The Rhetoric of Higher Education in Crisis

Robert B. Archibald

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Crisis rhetoric dominates the conversation about higher education. This chapter provides a few fictional stories about the future of colleges and universities facing today’s stresses. It introduces ... More


The Distribution of Wealth in America (1983–2013)

John C. Weicher

in United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter covers a period of rising wealth followed by abrupt decline. Between 1983 and 2007, real median household wealth rose by 70 percent, from $80,000 to $136,000 (in 2013 dollars). This ... More


The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal services ... More


Reconstructing Design Education

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter examines the importance of redesigning colleges and universities facing an unsustainable financial situation—characterized by falling support along with rising tuition and student ... More


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