The University Of The Future

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The University of the Future offers the American reader an insider's view of higher education in a socialist country, as well as the opportunity to see differences and similarities in higher education in capitalist and socialist societies. Part I of the book is devoted to a philosophical criticism of bureaucratic tendencies in capitalist society and a discussion of how such failings have affected higher education. Also included here is the author's argument for radical solutions that could be implemented through education. Part II contains an analysis of the present state of education in Yugoslavia and a comparison of education in Yugoslavia with that in the developed and the developing world. Specific concrete steps to achieve the university of the future are presented which stress the need for education to develop closer ties to mainstream economic and social activities.

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TANJA LORKOVIC is Head of the Cataloging Department in the University Libraries of the University of Iowa.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by John W. Ryan


Part I. The Socio-Economic Basis of Education

The University and the New Reality

The Crisis of the Traditional University

Socialism and Education

Yugoslav Society and the University

Part II. Possible Directions, Reforms, and Alternatives

The Development of Education and Social Needs

The University, Science, and the Development of Society

The Economic Basis of Education

Self-Management and the New Monopolies

A Great Pedagogical Reform

The University and the Future





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