The schooled society : the educational transformation of global culture / David P. Baker
- Baker, David, 1952 January 5-
- Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Introduction : a quiet revolution -- From education revolution to the schooled society -- Constructing culture : academic intelligence, social status, and human rights -- The incredible longevity of the Western university -- Mass education and the super research university -- Constructing reality : ice cream, women's studies, and the MBA -- The educational transformation of work -- Credentialing in the schooled society -- The transformation of knowledge and truth claims -- Failure, redemption, and the construction of the self -- An educated polity : the universal solvent and the political paradox -- An educated laity : the education-religion paradox -- Conclusion : the schooled society and beyond : ubiquitous, formidable, and noisy.
- 9780804787369 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804787360 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804790475 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804790477 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- AUTH: PENN STATE. HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF INFLUENCE OF MASS (ESP. HIGHER) EDUC. ON CULTURE AT LARGE.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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