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Oxford and the Decline of the Collegiate Tradition : Woburn Education Series - David Palfreyman

Oxford and the Decline of the Collegiate Tradition

Woburn Education Series

Paperback Published: 31st October 1999
ISBN: 9780713040333
Number Of Pages: 256

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For centuries, the idea of collegiality has been integral to the British understanding of higher education. This book examines how its values are being restructured in response to the 21st-century pressures of massification and managerialism.

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Collegiality Debatedp. 1
Continuity and Change in the Collegiate Traditionp. 29
Commensality: Time and Space, Port and Sport, Code and Dressp. 54
The Elusive Search for the Best and the Brightest: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosenp. 72
The Tutorial System: The Jewel in the Crownp. 96
Governance: A Community of Self-Governing Scholarsp. 125
Finance: The Well-Endowed Corporationp. 148
Crisis? What Crisis?p. 171
Postscript: The Death of the Collegiate Tradition?p. 200
Intervieweesp. 207
Referencesp. 208
Indexp. 219
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ISBN: 9780713040333
ISBN-10: 0713040335
Series: Woburn Education Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 31st October 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1