Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The University and the Global Knowledge Society$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

David John Frank and John W. Meyer

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780691202051

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691202051.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM PRINCETON SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.princeton.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Princeton University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in PRSO for personal use.date: 27 January 2022

The Human Actor and the Expansion of Academic Knowledge

The Human Actor and the Expansion of Academic Knowledge

Chapter:
(p.90) 5 The Human Actor and the Expansion of Academic Knowledge
Source:
The University and the Global Knowledge Society
Author(s):

David John Frank

John W. Meyer

Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691202051.003.0005

This chapter discusses curricular growth, focusing on the new human materials made available by globalization and liberalization that was developed during the liberal period of the last half-century. It explains how globalization diminishes both real and imagined boundaries around humans, society, and nature, and opens new cultural terrains to academic scrutiny. It also assesses liberalization that reconstitutes society and culture around the human individual and launches a greatly empowered agent of cultural inquiry and social change. The chapter analyzes the changes in the university that occur in an ideological context that renders them as normal and seemingly inevitable. It also investigates globalization and liberalization and the changes they foster in the wider institutional context.

Keywords:   curricular growth, human materials, globalization, liberalization, academic scrutiny, university, ideological context

Princeton Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.