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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Zones, Exchanges, Boundaries, Communities

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer and Dorothy Noyes.

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 6140 words.

This chapter spells out the implications of prevailing metaphors for interdisciplinary process: the trading zone or contact zone, which generates pidgin languages; the gift exchange; the...

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Community

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 10591 words.

Berry’s diagnosis of the fragmentation that characterizes most educational institutions is particularly nuanced in Jayber Crow. This novel also develops an alternative mode of communal...

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Wendell Berry and Higher Education

Jack R. Baker and Jeffrey Bilbro.

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 268 pages.

The current university system caters to Americans’ consumerist, selfish motives: universities promise to deliver lucrative employment and “upward mobility,” and for these sought-after...

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Tradition

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 8438 words.

In “Pray without Ceasing,” Andy discovers that his own ignorance of his community’s history didn’t prevent that history from forming and shaping his life. Similarly, students ought to learn...

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Rebuilding the Partnership

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein.

in Our Higher Calling

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 3147 words.

All of the key parties have an important role to play in rebuilding the partnership. Trustees and policymakers must be careful not to micro-manage; allow Chancellors to build their own...

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Modeling Justice in Higher Education

Erin I. Kelly.

in The Aims of Higher Education

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 8530 words.

This chapter develops an ideal of the university as a model of justice, which emphasizes that the requirements of justice demand addressing historically rooted sources of exclusion and...

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Strategy Is Critical, and Very Difficult

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein.

in Our Higher Calling

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 5493 words.

Strategy is about being different and about making hard choices but a university community is governed by consensus and therefore resists direction from the top and has difficulty choosing...

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Conclusion

Janice M. McCabe.

in Connecting in College

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 7350 words.

Chapter 7 provides an overview of the book’s findings and reviews its implications for research as well as practice. In a time of limited resources, I provide concrete and powerful...

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Standing by Our Words

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 9450 words.

The kind of language Andy learns from his Port William community stands in contrast to the irresponsible language often spoken in the academy. Such language fails to be responsible to its...

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Introduction to Part 2

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 1589 words.

In the first half of this book we laid out a three-part approach to educating students for homecoming: share stories of habitation and dwelling to form healthy imaginations; study the...

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Geography

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 10936 words.

Burley Coulter is a wayward individual who, because he responded to the needs of his community, can say at the end of his life that he has been faithful. Perhaps universities, by seeking to...

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Conclusion

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 1222 words.

Our aim in this book is quite humble. The hope Berry offers for universities is not a grand new program or some big solution: we’re not calling for a fund-raising campaign to establish...

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Dynamic Disciplines

Jerry A. Jacobs.

in In Defense of Disciplines

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 10873 words.

Chapter 3 presents an institutional theory of academic disciplines that emphasizes the vibrant forces for innovation at work within disciplinary contexts. Discussions of interdisciplinarity...

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Antidisciplinarity

Jerry A. Jacobs.

in In Defense of Disciplines

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 12168 words.

Chapter 7 considers the question of whether successful interdisciplinary lines of inquiry will congeal into new research fields or disciplinary subspecialties. The analysis suggests that...

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How to Sell Hope and Mobility

Alex Posecznick.

in Selling Hope and College

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 15698 words.

This chapter describes Ravenwood's position in the higher education market and the kinds of persuasive arguments that members of the community deploy to recruit new students every year....

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Being a “Real” College in America

Alex Posecznick.

in Selling Hope and College

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 13610 words.

This chapter focuses on how Ravenwood's community perceives and tangles with merit, how numbers have a privileged place in conversations about entrance examinations, accreditation metrics,...

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Financing Education and the Crisis of Sustainability

Alex Posecznick.

in Selling Hope and College

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 11605 words.

This chapter turns to the most pressing and consequential of numbers—fiscal ones. It shows how the financial conditions that disciplined the Ravenwood community shape the way the college...

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Sociability in Social Research

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer and Dorothy Noyes.

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 7000 words.

This chapter considers the research project as a temporary, liminal community, always at risk of dispersal from external incentives and internal frustrations. Participant commitment can be...

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The Universities Expansion Made

Steven Brint.

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

December 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 14841 words.

This chapter argues that the traditional structures and purposes of colleges and universities are intended to produce two outcomes: the expansion of knowledge, principally in the...

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The Expansive 1960s

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon.

in Weill Cornell Medicine

March 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 7684 words.

This chapter studies how the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 brought new populations of poor and elderly patients to hospitals and clinics nationwide. Medical schools and teaching...

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