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Altbach, Philip G. – Higher Education, 1979
The relative calm of the 1970s is contrasted with the activism of the 1960s in American universities. Some explanations for the current lack of political concern on campus are offered, including the lack of clearly threatening foreign policy issues, economic problems, and disillusionment with past politics. (JMF)
Descriptors: Activism, American Culture, Apathy, College Students
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Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz – Educational Record, 1989
On each campus exists a social order that has persisted from an earlier time. In the 1960s, cultural currents strong enough to feel like a revolution in consciousness opened new ways of thinking and behaving. Collegiate rebellion has returned as the children of the 1960s rebels enter college. (MLW)
Descriptors: Activism, College Environment, College Students, Cultural Traits
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Psacharopoulos, George; Kazamias, Andreas M. – Higher Education, 1980
The historical origins of student activism in Greece and an analysis of present activism in nine institutions of postsecondary education are described. The empirical analysis was based on a sample of nearly 1,500 students and revealed that activism relates mainly to the regional origin of the student. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Activism, College Students, Educational History, Educational Opportunities