The Design of the University: German, American, and "World Class"

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What is the reason for the American university's global preeminence? How did the American university succeed where the development of the German university, from which it took so much, stalled? In this closely-argued book, Meyer suggests that the key to the American university's success is its institutional design of self-government. Where other university systems are dependent on the patronage of state, church, or market, the American university is the first to achieve true autonomy, which it attained through an intricate ...

The Design of the University: German, American, and "World Class" 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138802506

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