Starving the Beast

Starving the Beast

Streaming Video - 2016
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The story of a potent one-two punch roiling public higher education right now: 35 years of systematic defunding and a well financed market-oriented reform effort. It's the story of a little known and misunderstood ideological fight, the outcome of which will change the future of public higher education. The film reveals an historic philosophical shift that reframes public higher education as a 'value proposition' to be borne by the student as a consumer, rather than an investment in citizens as a 'public good'. Financial winners and losers emerge in a struggle poised to profoundly change public higher education. The film vividly illustrates these issues in unfolding dramas at six public research universities: University of Wisconsin, University of Virginia, University of North Carolina, Louisiana State University, University of Texas, and Texas A&M.
Publisher: Railyard Films, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO KANOPY
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (95 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
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video file,MPEG-4,Flash

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