American Influence on British Higher Education: Science, Technology, and the Problem of University Expansion, 1945–1963

@article{Bocock2003AmericanIO,
  title={American Influence on British Higher Education: Science, Technology, and the Problem of University Expansion, 1945–1963},
  author={Jean Bocock and L. Baston and P. Scott and D. Smith},
  journal={Minerva},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={327-346}
}
  • Jean Bocock, L. Baston, +1 author D. Smith
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Minerva
  • The increased support of science andtechnology were fundamental factors in theexpansion of university education in post-warBritain. American technical assistance toWestern Europe, exemplified by the MarshallPlan, also focused upon the role of appliedscience and technology as a means of boostingproductivity and competitiveness. This commonconcern for science and technology led Britainto consider the adoption of American models,specifically a British version of MIT, in thesearch for an effective… CONTINUE READING
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