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Author Schrum, Ethan D., author.

Title The instrumental university : administering modernity in the postwar United States / Ethan Schrum.

Publication Info. Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (310 pages).
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Series Histories of American education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the instrumental university and American modernity -- The progressive roots of the instrumental university : public administration, city planning, and industrial relations -- Clark Kerr : leading proponent of the instrumental university -- The urban university as community service institution : Pennsylvania in the era of Gaylord P. Harnwell -- Instruments of technical cooperation? : American universities' institution building abroad -- A use of the University of Michigan : Samuel P. Hayes, Jr. and economic development -- Founding the University of California at Irvine : high modern social science and technocratic public policy -- Epilogue : critics of the instrumental university.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Schrum, Ethan D. Instrumental university : administering modernity in the postwar United States. Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2019 310 pages Histories of American education 9781501736667 (DLC) 2019016440
ISBN 9781501736667
9781501736650 (e-book)

 
    
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