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Why are professors liberal and why do conservatives care?

Author: Neil Gross
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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Neil Gross shows that the U.S. academy's liberal reputation has exerted a self-selecting influence on young liberals, while deterring promising conservatives. His study sheds new light on both  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gross, Neil, 1971-
Why are professors liberal and why do conservatives care?
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012031469
(OCoLC)810039751
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gross
ISBN: 9780674074484 0674074483
OCLC Number: 836206009
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The politics of American professors --
Why are they liberal?: the standard explanations --
Political self-selection and the academic profession --
Political differences among professors --
The knowledge-politics problem --
The campaign against "liberal bias" --
Why conservatives care.
Responsibility: Neil Gross.

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In this engaging book, Neil Gross uses a dizzying range of evidence to take apart many common beliefs. He shows--among many other things--that professors are less liberal than pundits claim, that Read more...

 
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