For Profit Universities The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education This edited volume proposes that the phenomenon of private sector financialized higher education expansion in the United States benefits from a range of theoretical and methodological treatments Soci

  • Title: For-Profit Universities: The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education
  • Author: Tressie McMillan Cottom William A Darity
  • ISBN: 9783319471860
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This edited volume proposes that the phenomenon of private sector, financialized higher education expansion in the United States benefits from a range of theoretical and methodological treatments Social scientists, policy analysts, researchers, and for profit sector leaders discuss how and to what ends for profit colleges are a functional social good The chapters includeThis edited volume proposes that the phenomenon of private sector, financialized higher education expansion in the United States benefits from a range of theoretical and methodological treatments Social scientists, policy analysts, researchers, and for profit sector leaders discuss how and to what ends for profit colleges are a functional social good The chapters include discussions of inequality, stratification, and legitimacy, differing greatly from other work on for profit colleges in three ways First, this volume moves beyond rational choice explanations of for profit expansion to include critical theoretical work Second, it deals with the nuances of race, class, and gender in ways absent from other research Finally, the book s interdisciplinary focus is uniquely equipped to deal with the complexity of high cost, low status, for profit credentialism at a scale never before seen.

    List of for profit universities and colleges Guide to For Profit Colleges What You Need to Know Mar , For profit colleges are institutions of higher education owned and operated by private, profit seeking businesses For profit colleges and universities can be controversial The less reputable for profit schools often make headlines for their high rates of debt creation or for promising students a career advancing education that falls flat. For profit higher education in the United States For Profit Colleges What Every Student Should Know For Profit Colleges US News Jun , The first round of nearly , for profit college students claims for debt forgiveness was overwhelmingly dismissed as ineligible Lauren Camera Dec ,

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    1. Tressie McMillan Cottom William A Darity

      Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University She is a faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet Society She earned her Ph.D in Sociology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a case study of the political economy of for profit colleges in the era of financialized U.S higher education.Tressie s current research examines how we learn for work in the new economy That includes thinking about academic capitalism, labor market correspondence, for profit and online credentials, and media interactions.

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