Beyond McDonaldization: Visions of Higher Education by Dennis Hayes

By Dennis Hayes

Beyond McDonaldization presents new innovations of upper schooling for the twenty-first century in a special demeanour, demanding a lot that's written in mainstream texts. This ebook undertakes a reassessment of the expansion of McDonaldization in better schooling by means of exploring how the applying of Ritzer’s 4 good points efficiency, predictability, calculability and control has develop into commonplace.

This wide-ranging textual content discusses arguments surrounding the industrialisation of upper schooling, with case reports and contributions from a variety of overseas authors. Written in an available sort, Beyond McDonaldization examines questions akin to:

  • Can we regain educational freedom while hard the McDonaldization of idea and ideas?

  • Is a McDonaldization of each point of educational existence inevitable?

  • Will the recent concentrate on pupil event harm younger people?

  • Why is a McDonaldized schooling dwelling on borrowed time?

  • Is it attainable to recreate the college of the previous or needs to we commence anew?

  • Does this industrialisation meet the tutorial wishes of constructing economies?

This ebook brings overseas discussions at the altering international of upper schooling and the idea of McDonaldization jointly, trying to offer a favorable destiny imaginative and prescient of upper schooling. Analysing and situating the dialogue of upper schooling inside of a much wider social, political and cultural context, this ground-breaking textual content could have a well-liked attraction with scholars, lecturers and educationalists.

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