University, Inc.

By Jennifer Washburn

Our federal and state tax dollars are going to fund higher education. If corporations kick in a little more, should they be able to dictate the research or own the discoveries? During the past two decades, commercial forces have quietly transformed virtually every aspect of academic life. Corporate funding of universities is growing and the money c…

Published date: January 1, 2005
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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I've written previously about how patents are corrupting academia And I encourage everyone to read University Inc. by Jennifer Washburn - a fantastic book that goes into these and other issues in detail.