American Professors: A National Resource Imperiled

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Picking up where Christopher Jencks's and David Riesman's landmark work The Academic Revolution (1968) left off, this book examines the impact of recent upheavals in higher education on the American professoriate. Examining such factors as declining enrollment, declining governmental support, and massive shifts in enrollment among academic disciplines, the authors conclude that academics are in an imperiled profession. From about 1955 to 1970, higher education gained enormously in public esteem and prospered financially. ...

American Professors: A National Resource Imperiled 1986, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195036930