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What universities owe democracy / Ronald J. Daniels ; with Grant Shreve and Phillip Spector.

Author/creator Daniels, Ronald J. (Ronald Joel), 1959- author.
Other author/creatorShreve, Grant, 1984- author.
Other author/creatorSpector, Phillip, 1976- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021.
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionx, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- American dreams : access, mobility, fairness -- Free minds : educating democratic citizens -- Hard truths : creating knowledge and checking power -- Purposeful pluralism : dialogue across difference on campus -- Conclusion.
Abstract "This book identifies four distinct functions of American higher education that colleges and universities have acquired over the past two hundred years and that are integral to liberal democracy: social mobility, citizenship education, the discovery and communication of knowledge, and the cultivation of a pluralistic society. Each chapter takes up one of these functions to analyze and assess"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formebook version : 9781421442709
LCCN 2021017904
ISBN9781421442693 (hardcover)
ISBN1421442698 (hardcover)
ISBNelectronic book
Standard identifier# 40030755931

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