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As colleges and universities become more entrepreneurial in a post-industrial economy, they focus on knowledge less as a public good than as a commodity, to be capitalized on in profit-oriented activities. In Academic Capitalism and the New Economy, higher education scholars Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades detail the aggressive engagement of U.S. higher education institu ...more
Hardcover, 370 pages
Published August 17th 2004 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Sheila Slaughters book is as dynamic and insightful as if you were listening one of her lectures. Must read, for anyone in higher education, research or management. ...more
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