THE GODKIN LECTURES ON THE ESSENTIALS OF FREE GOVERNMENT AND THE DUTIES OF THE CITIZEN
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The Uses of the University

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ISBN 9780674005327

Publication Date: 03/02/2001

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288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations, 6 tables

The Godkin Lectures on the Essentials of Free Government and the Duties of the Citizen

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  • Preface, 2001: A New Century for Higher Education
  • Preface, 1963
  • 1. The Idea of a Multiversity
  • 2. The Realities of the Federal Grant University
  • 3. The Future of the City of Intellect
  • 4. Reconsiderations after the Revolts of the 1960s
  • 5. Attempted Reforms That Failed
  • 6. Commentaries on the Golden Age of the Research University
  • 7. A New Age? From Increasing Federal Riches to Increasing State Poverty
  • 8. Hard Choices
  • 9. The “City of Intellect” in a Century for the Foxes?
  • Notes
  • Index

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