Vocationalism in Higher Education: The Triumph of the Education Gospel

  title={Vocationalism in Higher Education: The Triumph of the Education Gospel},
  author={W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson},
  journal={The Journal of Higher Education},
  pages={1 - 25}
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, a widely circulated Education Gospel has achieved worldwide influence. Communicating the good word about education, the Gospel's essential vision goes something like this: The Knowledge Revolution (or the Information Society, or the Communications Revolution, or the High-Tech revolution) has changed the nature of work, shifting away from occupations rooted in industrial production to occupations associated with knowledge and information. This… 
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