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Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

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  • Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University (University of Chicago Press) – Trade paperback (2011)
    by Gaye Tuchman

    Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

    Trade paperback, University of Chicago Press
    2011
    English
    266 pages

    ISBN: 0226815307
    ISBN-13: 9780226815305

    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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