Social scientists have been seeking conceptual terminology that captures how and why universities are engaging in direct and indirect market activity. Sociologist Steve G. Hoffman argues that, in the United States, several key trends have developed from the late 1970s to the present period that warrant the term “academic capitalism.”
- Can a Knowledge Sanctuary also be an Economic Engine? The Marketization of Higher Education as Institutional Boundary Work, by Daniel H. Nickolai, Steve G. Hoffman, Mary Nell Trautner.
- Other Publications by Steve G. Hoffman