The Corporatization of the University
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When capitalism suffered its major international swoon in the late 1970s citizens of industrialized countries were advised that welfare state interventions inlaissez faireeconomics were entirely responsible. Rather than blaming the structural flaws of capitalism, corporate captains argued the general economic decline and series of recessions were caused by state interference in the market. Corporate leaders and their government allies moved quickly to convince the public through mass media manipulation, or what Althusser (1989) describes as the ideological state apparatus, that the blame for economic collapse rested with those who interfered with unfettered market logic.
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