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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gross, Neil, 1971-
Why are professors liberal and why do conservatives care?
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|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.
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