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Don't McDonaldize the University

I don’t like the way “McDonalds” has become sort of an epithet, such as in snide references to “McJobs” and “McMansions,” which imply hostility to hard work and earned success. But there is something to be said for using it as a epithet when describing what has been going on with higher education. In today’s Martin Center article, Luke Sheahan, who teaches political science at Duke, reviews a book of essays edited by British professor Dennis Hayes entitled Beyond McDonaldization: Visions of Higher Education.
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