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Menand, Louis
The marketplace of ideas : [reform and resistance in the American university] / Louis Menand
1st ed
New York : W.W. Norton, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB2322.2 .M45 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Education, Higher -- Philosophy
Interdisciplinary approach in education
Education, Humanistic -- Philosophy
College teachers -- Training of
College teachers -- Attitudes
Physical Description 174 p. ; 22 cm
Note Subtitle from cover
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The problem of general education -- The humanities revolution -- Interdisciplinarity and anxiety -- Why do professors all think alike?
Summary Argues that outdated institutional structures and higher educational philosophies are negatively contrasting with significant changes in today's faculties and student bodies with a result that higher education is more competitive and less applicable
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2013
Series Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)

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