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

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$39.10
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $5.62
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 86%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (10) from $5.62   
  • New (5) from $39.03   
  • Used (5) from $5.62   

Overview

Today's climate of public cynicism toward education is being fueled by the contentious social and economic battles plaguing our nation's campuses. To withstand these assaults, it is imperative that those in higher education rediscover and manifest the values which fundamentally exemplify the objectives of higher education. No Neutral Ground is a provocative book that explores seven timeless values of higher education—service, truth, freedom, 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.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

ROBERT B. YOUNG is professor of education and coordinator of educational leadership at Ohio University.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
The Author
1 Who Are We?: Finding Our Identity in Values 1
Pt. 1 Values We Prize 9
2 Service: The Value of Altruism 11
3 Truth: Not an End in Itself 26
4 Freedom: Choice with Responsibility 40
5 Equality: Ensuring a Fair Start for All 55
6 Individuation: Human Dignity Growing 71
7 Justice: Balancing Freedom with Duty 86
8 Community: Mutual Empowerment 101
9 How the Values Promote Scholarship and Democracy 120
Pt. 2 Challenges to Our Values 125
10 Capitalism: The Challenges of the Material 127
11 Spirituality: The Challenges of Ultimate Meaning 140
12 Aesthetics: The Challenges of Linking Emotion with Intellect 152
13 Relating the Values to Changing Times 166
Pt. 3 Advancing the Values We Prize 173
14 Building an Identity Based on Values 175
15 Using Values with Integrity 186
References 201
Name Index 215
Subject Index 221
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)