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No Neutral Ground: Standing By the Values We Prize in Higher Education / Edition 1
     

No Neutral Ground: Standing By the Values We Prize in Higher Education / Edition 1

by Robert B. Young, Richard B. Young
 

ISBN-10: 0787908002

ISBN-13: 9780787908003

Pub. Date: 02/05/1997

Publisher: Wiley

No Neutral Ground will provoke some and bring praise from others. Written with passion and a personal sense of mission, this book offers something to everyone who cares about institutional values and ethical standards.

?Richard T. Ingram, president, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

A provocative book that explores seven timeless values

Overview

No Neutral Ground will provoke some and bring praise from others. Written with passion and a personal sense of mission, this book offers something to everyone who cares about institutional values and ethical standards.

?Richard T. Ingram, president, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

A provocative book that explores seven timeless values of higher education?service, truth, freedom, equality, individuation, justice, and community?and shows how higher education administrators, faculty, and trustees can incorporate these values into their own practice and transmit them to students and the community at large.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787908003
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/05/1997
Series:
Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Who Are We? Finding Our Identity in Values
Part One: Values We Prize
2. Service: The Value of Altruism
3. Truth: Not an End in Itself
4. Freedom: Choice with Responsibility
5. Equality: Ensuring a Fair Start for All
6. Individuation: Human Dignity Growing
7. Justice: Balancing Freedom with Duty
8. Community: Mutual Empowerment
9. How the Values Promote Scholarship and Democracy
Part Two: Challenges to Our Values
10. Capitalism: The Challenges of the Material
11. Spirituality: The Challenges of Ultimate Meaning
12. Aesthetics: The Challenges Linking of Emotion with Intellect
13. Relating the Values to Changing Times
Part Three: Advancing the Values We Prize
14. Building an Identity Based on Values
15. Using Values with Integrity

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