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作者 Loss, Christopher P
書名 Between citizens and the state : the politics of American higher education in the 20th century / Christopher P. Loss
出版項 Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9780691148274 (hbk.)
0691148279 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  379.1214 L881    在架上    30550100507134
 人文社會聯圖  LC173 .L67 2012    在架上    30660020104191
說明 xiii, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
系列 Politics and society in twentieth century America
Politics and society in twentieth century America
附註 "This book tracks the dramatic outcomes of the federal government's growing involvement in higher education between World War I and the 1970s, and the conservative backlash against that involvement from the 1980s onward. Using cutting-edge analysis, Christopher Loss recovers higher education's central importance to the larger social and political history of the United States in the twentieth century, and chronicles its transformation into a key mediating institution between citizens and the state. Framed around the three major federal higher education policies of the twentieth century--the 1944 GI Bill, the 1958 National Defense Education Act, and the 1965 Higher Education Act--the book charts the federal government's various efforts to deploy education to ready citizens for the national, bureaucratized, and increasingly global world in which they lived. Loss details the myriad ways in which academic leaders and students shaped, and were shaped by, the state's shifting political agenda as it moved from a preoccupation with economic security during the Great Depression, to national security during World War II and the Cold War, to securing the rights of African Americans, women, and other previously marginalized groups during the 1960s and '70s. Along the way, Loss reappraises the origins of higher education's current-day diversity regime, the growth of identity group politics, and the privatization of citizenship at the close of the twentieth century. At a time when people's faith in government and higher education is being sorely tested, this book sheds new light on the close relations between American higher education and politics"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
主題 Higher education and state -- United States
Federal aid to higher education -- United States
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States
Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects -- United States
Education, Higher -- United States -- History
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