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Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

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  • Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University (University of Chicago Press) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Gaye Tuchman

    Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

    Hardcover, University of Chicago Press
    2009
    English
    256 pages

    ISBN: 0226815293
    ISBN-13: 9780226815299

    Based on years of observation at a large state university, "Wannabe U" tracks the dispiriting consequences of trading in traditional educational values for loyalty to the market. Aping their boardroom idols, the new corporate administrators at such universities wander from job to job and reductively view the students there as future workers in need of training. Obsessed with measurable successes, they stress auditing and accountability, which leads to policies of surveillance and control dubiously cloaked in the guise of ... Show more

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