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Public Universities and the Public Sphere

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Woodruff D. Smith
    Pages 1-3
  3. Woodruff D. Smith
    Pages 25-49
  4. Woodruff D. Smith
    Pages 51-84
  5. Woodruff D. Smith
    Pages 149-175
  6. Woodruff D. Smith
    Pages 177-193
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 195-229

About this book


Public Universities and the Public Sphere argues that two crises facing America - a crisis of public discourse and a crisis of public higher education - are closely connected. Part of the solution, Smith argues in this timely work, to both crises lies in understanding and building on the connection.


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About the authors

WOODRUFF D. SMITH Professor of History and formerly Dean of the Liberal Arts Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA.

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