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Beyond McDonaldization: Visions of Higher Education by Dennis Hayes

By Dennis Hayes

Beyond McDonaldization offers new strategies of upper schooling for the twenty-first century in a distinct demeanour, not easy a lot that's written in mainstream texts. This e-book undertakes a reassessment of the expansion of McDonaldization in larger 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 stories and contributions from a variety of overseas authors. Written in an obtainable kind, Beyond McDonaldization examines questions similar to:




  • Can we regain educational freedom while tough the McDonaldization of suggestion and ideas?



  • Is a McDonaldization of each element of educational lifestyles inevitable?



  • Will the hot specialize in scholar event harm younger people?




  • Why is a McDonaldized schooling dwelling on borrowed time?




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



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



This ebook brings foreign discussions at the altering international of upper schooling and the idea of McDonaldization jointly, looking to supply a favorable destiny imaginative and prescient of upper schooling. Analysing and situating the dialogue of upper schooling inside a much broader social, political and cultural context, this ground-breaking textual content may have a well-liked charm with scholars, teachers and educationalists.

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