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The Academic Revolution (A Phoenix book) Paperback – February, 1977


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Product Details

  • Series: A Phoenix book
  • Paperback: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) (February 1977)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226396282
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226396286
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,289,011 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Christopher Jencks is Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is the author of Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty and the Underclass, The Homeless, and co-editor of The Black-White Text Score Gap.



David Riesman (1909-2002) was Henry Ford II Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Harvard University. Before teaching at Harvard he taught at the University of Chicago and University of Buffalo Law School. He is the author of numerous books, including Thorstein Veblen, The Lonely Crowd, and Variety in American Education.

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By thomas j. zwemer on December 19, 2011
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A good summary of the changes occurring in higher education and the impact of these changes on America's world view.
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