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The Hidden Curriculum in Higher Education

The Hidden Curriculum in Higher Education
Author: Eric Margolis
ISBN 13: 9780415927598
ISBN 10: 415927595
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2001-03-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $43.95

Institutions of higher education are not immune to the problems of the rest of the world: racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia are all problems for those working and attending today's colleges. This text includes original essays focus on every aspect of the hidden curriculum, from sexism in science departments to the politics of the dissertation committee to the training of capitalism's foot soldiers by business schools. Issues covered include funding, salary levels, the sources of research support and the biases of standardized tests. These original essays shed light on all that remains hidden in higher education.