Beyond All Reason
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BeschreibungArgues that ideology is a fact of life in universities but that a positive way forward is within reach. This book presents the author's attempts to show that it is possible to hold to and to live out an idea of the university.
Part One: The end of the matter
The ends of reason
A complex world
The states of higher education
The end of ideology?
Part Two: Pernicious ideologies
'The entrepreneurial university'
Anything you can do
Never mind the quality
'The academic community'
Part Three: Virtuous ideologies
Uniting research and teaching
PortraitRonald Barnett is Professor of Higher Education at the Institute of Education, University of London where, from 1994 to 2001, he was also Dean of Professional Development. His books include The Idea of Higher Education, The Limits of Competence and Realizing the University in an age of supercomplexity (all published by Open University Press).
Untertitel: Living with the Ideology in the University. 'SRHE'. notes, bibliography, index. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Open University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten