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By Dennis Hayes

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

This wide-ranging textual content discusses arguments surrounding the industrialisation of upper schooling, with case stories and contributions from quite a lot of overseas authors. Written in an obtainable variety, Beyond McDonaldization examines questions reminiscent of:

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

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

  • Will the recent specialize in scholar adventure harm younger people?

  • Why is a McDonaldized schooling residing on borrowed time?

  • Is it attainable to recreate the college of the earlier or needs to we begin anew?

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

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

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