Leasing the Ivory Tower : the Corporate Takeover of Academia

Title

Leasing the Ivory Tower : the Corporate Takeover of Academia

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Description

This text exposes the growing corporate threats to the future of intellectual inquiry and civil society itself. Corporate investments, Soley argures, have dramatically changed the mission of higher education; they have led universities to attend to the interests of their well-heeled patrons, rather than those of students.

ISBN

9780896085046

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

South End Press

City

Boston

Keywords

Endowment of research, corporations

Disciplines

Communication

Comments

Table of Contents

Underneath the ivy

The CEOs : the college executive officers

Sharing biomedical knowledge

Nobody's business but their own

The unsocial sciences

The centers for corporate research

Right-thinking campus think tanks

Servicing their patrons

The social costs of corporate ties