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Expansion And Structural Change

1st Edition

By Paul Windolf

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As a central institution that ensures equality of opportunity and social justice, the university is the most important channel of social mobility in modern societies. Over the past century, universities have assumed an important role in the political and cultural emancipation of women, minorities, and the lower socioeconomic classes. This expansion

Table of Contents

Preface -- Educational Expansion as Secular Process -- Educational Expansion and Social Background -- The Opposition to Educational Expansion -- Institutional and Social Differentiation in Higher Education -- From Patronage to Meritocracy -- Expansion in Higher Education 1960-1990 -- Cyclical Variations in Higher Education -- Conclusions -- Appendix I: Sources -- Appendix II: Enrollment Rates in Higher Education 1850-1992

About the Author

Paul Windolf

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General