Decline of Donnish Dominion: The British Academic Professions in the Twentieth Century Albert H. Halsey

ISBN: 9780198273769

Published: May 14th 1992

Hardcover

360 pages


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Decline of Donnish Dominion: The British Academic Professions in the Twentieth Century  by  Albert H. Halsey

Decline of Donnish Dominion: The British Academic Professions in the Twentieth Century by Albert H. Halsey
May 14th 1992 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 360 pages | ISBN: 9780198273769 | 4.69 Mb

Many analysts feel that the British higher educational system is in a state of crisis. Though some think it is the the best in the world, others believe it is ill-suited to approach tomorrows needs. This volume describes the problem and explains theMoreMany analysts feel that the British higher educational system is in a state of crisis. Though some think it is the the best in the world, others believe it is ill-suited to approach tomorrows needs.

This volume describes the problem and explains the causes for academic powers decline and the increase in the power of students and industry as consumers of education and research. Halseys arguments are supported by surveys which chart the development of academic opinion in polytechnics and universities. They reveal low morale, disappointment, and resentment--all combined with a persistent belief in the British ideal of a university.



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