Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

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academic freedom, 6, 20, 158
Academic Freedom Day, 141
Acheson, Dean, 131
Adams Act of 1906, 57–61
adjustment paradigms, 8–9, 10, 12, 13, 214, 219; Army Research Branch studies of, 92–100; feminist responses to, 200–203; gender and racial basis of, 8, 21–22, 200–203, 219, 223, 242n20; intelligence in, 21, 26–27; in National Mental Health Act of 1946, 118–19; personality development in, 22, 38–52; role of education in, 98–102; of soldiers to civilian life, 111–12
administration of higher education. See bureaucracy of higher education
administrators, 6, 8, 16. See also bureaucracy of higher education
admissions quotas, 30–31, 223–24
adolescence, 35–36, 49
Adolescence (Hall), 35–36
adult education programs: in the Cold War era, 5, 14–15, 147–56; G.I. Bill of Rights of 1944 as, 114–17; New Deal’s federal forum as, 79–87. See also extension programs
Advisory Committee on Education, 67
affirmative action programs, 178, 223–24, 231–33. See also diversity
African Americans. See black students
Afro-American Society (AAS), 185, 187–88
Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, 5, 56–57
Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), 56–57, 60–64, 75
agricultural adjustment programs, 5, 9, 13, 55–68, 87; county agent demonstration methods of, 57–61, 257n36; Farm Bureau links to, 61–62; land-grant college partnerships with, 64–68; Mount Weather Agreement on, 67–68; political conflicts in, 62–65; USDA Cooperative Extension Service links to, 57, 60–68; voluntary domestic allotment in, 56–57, 62–64, 66, 255n18
agricultural depression, 55–56
Aids in Selecting Salesmen, 24–25
Alien Act of 1918, 34
alienation, 168, 179–83; of black students, 184–92; of women, 202–7
Allen, Pamela, 203
Allport, Gordon, 137
All Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program, 271n68
Almond, Gabriel, 135
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 221
American Association of University Professors (AAUP), 20, 36
American College Personnel Association (ACPA), 34
American Council on Education, 35, 39, 144–45, 217
American Dilemma, An (Myrdal), 136–37
American Farm Bureau. See Farm Bureau
American First Committee, 129
American Foundation for Political Education Program, 149
American Institute of Public Opinion, 132
American Legion, 34, 112–13, 114f
American People and Foreign Policy (Almond), 135
American political development (APD), 2, 7; intermediary role of higher education in, 2–4, 87, 91–92, 120, 214–15, 234; privatized personal politics of identity in, 4, 6, 10, 15–16, 167–68, 215, 219–34, 244n29; of Roosevelt’s state-building New Deal, 4, 8–9, 12–13, 54–55, 75, 79, 86. See also citizenship education; specific time-frames, e.g. post-World War I era
American Protective League, 101
American Psychological Association’s Division of the Psychology of Women, 201
American Soldier: Adjustment during Army Life,The, 95
American Voter, The (Campbell), 161
American Way radio program, The, 84


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