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The Resource University reform : the founding of the American Association of University Professors, Hans-Joerg Tiede ; foreword by Michael Bérubé

University reform : the founding of the American Association of University Professors, Hans-Joerg Tiede ; foreword by Michael Bérubé

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University reform : the founding of the American Association of University Professors
Title
University reform
Title remainder
the founding of the American Association of University Professors
Statement of responsibility
Hans-Joerg Tiede ; foreword by Michael Bérubé
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was founded to advance the professionalization of America's faculty. University Reform examines the social and intellectual circumstances that led to the organization's initial development, as well as its work to defend academic freedom. It explores the AAUP's subsequent response to World War I and the first Red Scare. It also describes the founders' efforts, especially those of Arthur O. Lovejoy and James McKeen Cattell, in securing a greater role for faculty in the government of colleges and universities"--
  • "Academic freedom, the intellectual bedrock of American intellectual activities, was not always a shared value, but one that emerged from faculty collective action. This book provides a detailed history of the founding and early activities of the American Association of University Professors set into the broader societal and intellectual circumstances that affected its initial development. Key to the story, of course, is the influential work of Arthur O. Lovejoy at Johns Hopkins and John Dewey at Harvard in establishing this national association and very early professional trade union. The professionalization of the faculty, which accompanied the development of the American research university, identified academic freedom as a central element of professional autonomy. Public debates over academic freedom occurred within the broader debate of the balance of power in the American university. This debate was strongly influenced by the perspectives of the Progressive Era: the goal to democratize university governance was presented frequently in terms similar to the broader goal of democratizing American society. These developments were central to the establishment of the Association, and individual founders of the AAUP played an active part in many of them, inside and outside of academe"--
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Tiede, Hans-Joerg,
Dewey number
331.88/1137110973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bérubé, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Association of University Professors
  • College teachers' unions
  • Collective bargaining
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University reform : the founding of the American Association of University Professors, Hans-Joerg Tiede ; foreword by Michael Bérubé
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn922889423
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 269 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421418278
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unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)922889423
Label
University reform : the founding of the American Association of University Professors, Hans-Joerg Tiede ; foreword by Michael Bérubé
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn922889423
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421418278
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)922889423

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