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Autonomy and Modern Universities


reviewed by J. Paul Martin 1977

coverTitle: Autonomy and Modern Universities
Author(s): Kenneth W. Thompson, Barbara R. Vogel, Helen E. Danners
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Universities in the Western World Paul Seabury, Ed. New York: Free Press, 1975. $11.95. 303 pp. The University: The Anatomy of Academe Murray G. Ross. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. $11.95. 310 pp. Higher Education and Social Change, Promising Experiments in Developing Countries, Vol. I: Reports Kenneth W. Thompson and Barbara R. Vogel. New York: Praeger, 1976. $16.50. 240 pp. Higher Education and Social Change, Promising Experiments in Developing Countries, Vol. II: Case Studies Kenneth W. Thompson and Barbara R. Vogel, and Helen E. Danners, Eds. New York: Praeger, 1977. $30.00. 592 pp. Airports, global corporations and universities all possess one important characteristic in common: They are part of the new, shared international culture. However, of the three, the universities show the greatest diversity and conform the least to any common model, particularly to their historical one. As the immediate living context of so many writers and potential writers, higher education, especially after the events of the late sixties,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 79 Number 2, 1977, p. 297-304
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1204, Date Accessed: 12/15/2017 9:12:02 AM

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