Shock wave II : an introduction to the twenty-first century / Clark Kerr -- Part I: Demographic and economic forces of change. Credential inflation and the future of universities / Randall Collins / Universities and knowledge : restructuring the city of intellect / Patricia J. Gumport / The competition for high-ability students : universities in a key marketplace / Roger L. Geiger / The new world of knowledge production in the life sciences / Walter W. Powell, Jason Owen-Smith -- Part II: Technological forces of change. Becoming digital : the challenges of weaving technology throughout higher education / Carol Tomlinson-Keasey / The audit of virtuality : universities in the attention economy / Richard A. Lanham / New business models for higher education / David J. Collis -- Part III: Continuity and change in fields of knowledge. The disciplines and the future / Andrew Abbott / The rise of the "practical arts" / Steven Brint / The political economy of curriculum-making in American universities / Sheila Slaughter -- Part IV: Continuity and change in academic work and university governance / The "academic revolution" revisited / Richard Chait / University transformation : primary pathways to university autonomy and achievement / Burton R. Clark.
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