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Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University

ISBN-10: 0226109216

ISBN-13: 9780226109213

Edition: 2006

Authors: William Clark

List price: $64.00
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William Clark uses the history of the university and reframes the 'Protestant Ethic' to consider the conditions of knowledge production in the world, arguing that the research university developed in response to market forces and bureaucracy, producing an academic whose goal was to establish originality.
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.244

Prologue
Charisma and Rationalization
Tradition, Rationalization, Charisma: On the Dominion of the Author and the Legible
The Lecture Catalogue
The Lecture and the Disputation
The Examination
The Research Seminar
The Doctor of Philosophy
The Appointment of a Professor
The Library Catalogue
Narrative, Conversation, Reputation: On the Ineluctability of the Voice and the Oral
Academic Babble and Ministerial Machinations
Ministerial Hearing and Academic Commodification
Academic Voices and the Ghost in the Machine
Epilogue
The Research University and Beyond
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Appendix 4
Appendix 5
Appendix 6
Notes
Abbreviations
Bibliography
Illustration Credits
Acknowledgements
Index