Christopher Newfield

Newfield, Christopher. 2008. Unmaking the Public University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Abstract: "An essential American dream—equal access to higher education—was becoming a reality with the GI Bill and civil rights movements after World War II. But this vital American promise has been broken. Christopher Newfield argues that the financial and political crises of public universities...Read more

Newfield, Christopher. 2003. Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980. Durham: Duke University Press.

Abstract: " Emphasizing how profoundly the American research university has been shaped by business and the humanities alike, Ivy and Industry is a vital contribution to debates about the corporatization of higher education in the United States. Christopher Newfield traces major trends in the...Read more
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