The University, State, and Market: The Political Economy of Globalization in the Americas

By: Rhoads, Robert A.

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This volume explores the complex relationships among universities, states, and markets throughout the Americas in light of the growing influence of globalization. It offers a biting critique of neoliberal globalization and its anti-democratic elements. In seeking to challenge the hegemony of neoliberal globalization, the authors highlight the ways in which corporate capitalism, academic capitalism, and increased militarization--both in the form of terrorism and in the international war against terrorism--are directing societies and institutions.
Throughout this volume, the contributors--led by Noam Chomsky, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Raymond Morrow, Sheila Slaughter, and Atilio Boron--argue that neoliberal globalization has changed the context for academic work, research and development, science, and social responsibility at universities. They examine issues of access and social mobility, and argue that the recent push toward privatization limits the democratic and emancipatory possibilities of universities. Finally, the book explores various forms of resistance and discusses globalization in terms of social movements and global human rights.
Contributors:
Estela Mara Bensimon
Atilio Alberto Boron
Andrea Brewster
Noam Chomsky
Ana Loureiro Jurema
Ken Kempner
Marcela Mollis
Raymond Morrow
Imanol Ordorika
Gary Rhoades
Robert A. Rhoads
Boaventura de Sousa Santos
Daniel Schugurensky
Sheila Slaughter
Carlos Alberto Torres

Title: The University, State, and Market: The Political Economy of Globalization in the Americas

Author Name: Rhoads, Robert A.

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Publisher: Stanford University Press:

ISBN Number: 0804751692

ISBN Number 13: 9780804751698

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

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