4 edition of rationing of American higher education found in the catalog.
rationing of American higher education
Don M. Flournoy
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Don Michael Flournoy.|
|LC Classifications||LB2361.5 F56 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 186 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||186|
|ISBN 10||0870739883, 0870739891|
|LC Control Number||81016566|
In the introduction of this book, Arthur Cohen states that The Shaping of American Higher Education is less a history than a synthesis. While accurate, this depiction in no way detracts from the. An Overview of American Higher Education s, with the public’s widely shared belief in the efﬁcacy of government and conﬁ-dence in the value of higher education, were less encouraging realities. Access to higher education was radically unequal, whether measured by family income or by racial and ethnic background. And the opportunities forFile Size: KB.
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Posters say rationing is the fairest way to deal with shortages. (Image courtesy Northwestern University Library) Enlarge image As if overseeing price controls weren't enough of a job, the federal Office of Price Administration (OPA) also presided over the bigger job of rationing. The OPA set up complicated rules for rationing everything from beef to bubble gum and from sugar to shoes. Spread the loveWar may be good for a nation’s economy, but it’s horrible for a nation’s education. In the United States, World War II, like the Great Depression, had a devastating effect on education. Much united effort was directed toward war resources and away from social programming. School funding was not immune, and much of the budget reserved for schools was redirected to support.
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Find more information about: ISBN:. Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.
At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats.
History of Education Quarterly "With economy and clarity?Lucas illuminates current issues of higher education."--Publishers Weekly "Lucas's book not only provides a solid history of American higher education but also an intriguing look at modern developments?Clearly written and fully documented, the book is a pleasure to read."--Educational StudiesCited by: Colleges and universities are among the most cherished―and controversial―institutions in the United States.
In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life.
Thelin’s work has distinguished itself as the most wide-ranging and engaging account of the /5(65). John Thelins History of American Higher Education synthesizes historical research of U.S.
higher education from the s through the early s, to write an updated national history. The author credits Frederick Rudolphs The American College and University: A History and Richard Hofstadter and Wilson Smiths two-volume documentary history as /5.
With the onset of World War II, numerous challenges confronted the American people. The government found it necessary to ration food, gas, and even clothing during that time. Americans were asked to conserve on everything. With not a single person unaffected by the war, rationing meant sacrifices for all.
In the spring ofthe Food. In Health Care for Some, Beatrix Hoffman offers an engaging and in-depth look at America’s long tradition of unequal access to health care. She argues that two main features have characterized the US health system: a refusal to adopt a right to care and a particularly American approach to the rationing of care.
Health Care for Some shows that the haphazard way the US system allocates medical. Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts/5.
Charles T. Clotfelter, Ph.D. ’74, Z. Smith Reynolds professor of public policy and professor of economics and law at Duke, is author of Big-Time Sports in American Universities () and Buying the Best: Cost Escalation in Elite Higher Education (), among other works.
schools has plummeted. Just one African American student is in the first-year class at UC Berkeley’s Bold Hall law school. One of the medical colleges failed to enroll a single African American student. Who should have access to higher education. If the proponents of Proposition have their way, it certainly won’t be students of color.
This book reports detailed research in two secondary schools showing the real costs of reform in terms of the pressures on teachers and the rationing of educational opportunity. It will be important reading for any teacher, researcher or policymaker with an interest in equality in education. Colleges and universities are among the most cherished—and controversial—institutions in the United States.
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Over the past two weeks I’ve read a book about the future of American higher ed, and want to recommend it very highly. It might be the most important book on the subject published this year.
The title is Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education, and the author is Nathan D. Grawe, an economics professor at Carleton College. The subject. This is a book review of: Higher Education in America.
Derek Bok. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, pp. $ cloth (ISBN ).Author: Sabita Ramlal. Schools and universities are among the many most cherished—and controversial—establishments in the USA. On this up to date version of A History of American Higher Education, John R.
Thelin gives welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this extremely influential sector in American life. The higher pass rates enabled a greater proportion of students to pursue more years of higher education than would have been possible under usual circumstances.
Economists Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally report in the Journal of Labor Economics how they compared the students who benefited from the higher admissions rates in with students. Rationing, government policy restricting allocation of scarce resources and consumer goods, usually practiced during war, famine, or some other national emergency.
Consumers in a rationed economy are usually exhorted to purchase government bonds or to save money so that unspent money is not used on the black market.
American higher education today looks nothing like it did a few generations ago, let alone at the founding of the country. A new book, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture From the Founding to World War II (Princeton University Press), explores how colleges evolved.
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Cuba’s food rationing system has been in place sincewhen American sanctions placed a sudden burden on the population. Although the prices of rationed items are low, most Cubans have to supplement their supplies at higher-priced stores. There has been talk that the rationing system will be ending within the next few years.Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century By Christopher P.
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72, No. 2, March Christopher Lucas' book, American Higher Education: A History, traces higher education in America from its historical origins to its contemporary status, seeking to define the predicates of our system of higher learning and to delineate the course of events which determined the development of colleges and universities today.