Earnings from Learning: The Rise of For-Profit Universities


Documents the rise of for-profit education as a dynamic and powerful force in higher education.
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Earnings from Learning: The Rise of For-Profit Universities

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Documents the rise of for-profit education as a dynamic and powerful force in higher education.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791468401
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 10/5/2006
  • Series: SUNY Series, Frontiers in Education
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

At the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, David W. Breneman is University Professor and Dean, Brian Pusser is Associate Professor of Education, and Sarah E. Turner is Associate Professor of Education and Economics. Breneman’s previous books include Liberal Arts Colleges: Thriving, Surviving, or Endangered? and Pusser is the author of Burning Down the House: Politics, Governance, and Affirmative Action at the University of California, also published by SUNY Press.

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Table of Contents

David W. Breneman

Part I. Theory

1. The Contemporary Provision of For-Profit Higher Education: Mapping the Competitive Market
David W. Breneman, Brian Pusser, and Sarah E. Turner

2. Higher Education, Markets, and the Preservation of the Public Good
Brian Pusser

3. For-Profit Colleges in the Context of the Market for Higher Education
Sarah E. Turner

Part II. Practice

4. The University of Phoenix: Icon of For-Profit Higher Education
David W. Breneman

5. Profit Centers in Service to the Academic Core
Dudley J. Doane and Brian Pusser

6. The Market for Higher Education at a Distance: Traditional Institutions and the Costs of Instructional Technology
Saul Fisher

Part III. Political Economy

7. Capital Romance: Why Wall Street Fell in Love with Higher Education
Andreas Ortmann

8. A Crowded Lobby: Nonprofit and For-Profit Universities in the Emerging Politics of Higher Education
Brian Pusser and David A. Wolcott


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