ERIC Number: EJ586754
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Relevance and Responsibility: A Postmodern Response. Response to "A Postmodern Explanation of Student Consumerism in Higher Education."
Shepperd, Jerry W.
Teaching Sociology, v25 n4 p333-35 Oct 1997
Summarizes arguments about student consumerism and postmodernity made by Delucchi (Michael) and Smith (William L.)(1997), and suggests some implications for higher education not considered by those authors. Discusses faculty responsibility for the rise of consumerist attitudes toward education, control of knowledge by higher education, and implications of postmodernism for higher education. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related articles see SO 531 169-172.