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By Dennis Hayes

Beyond McDonaldization offers new techniques of upper schooling for the twenty-first century in a different demeanour, demanding a lot that's written in mainstream texts. This publication undertakes a reassessment of the expansion of McDonaldization in larger schooling via exploring how the applying of Ritzer’s 4 positive factors efficiency, predictability, calculability and control has develop into commonplace.

This wide-ranging textual content discusses arguments surrounding the industrialisation of upper schooling, with case reviews and contributions from a variety of foreign authors. Written in an available kind, Beyond McDonaldization examines questions similar to:

  • Can we regain educational freedom when demanding the McDonaldization of inspiration and ideas?

  • Is a McDonaldization of each point of educational existence inevitable?

  • Will the hot concentrate on scholar adventure 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 commence anew?

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

This booklet brings foreign discussions at the altering international of upper schooling and the speculation of McDonaldization jointly, looking to offer a favorable destiny imaginative and prescient of upper schooling. Analysing and situating the dialogue of upper schooling inside a much wider social, political and cultural context, this ground-breaking textual content could have a favored allure with scholars, lecturers and educationalists.

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