What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts?
Classroom Politics and "Bias" in Higher Education
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"A sensitive, sensible, and compelling account of American education at its best."—Philadelphia Inquirer
Described as one of the "101 Most Dangerous Academics in America" by right-wing critic David Horowitz, Michael Bérubé has become a leading liberal voice in the ongoing culture wars. This "smooth and swift read" (New Criterion) offers a definitive rebuttal of conservative activists' most incendiary claims about American universities, and in the process makes a supple case for liberalism itself. An important polemic as well as "a clear-eyed, occasionally quite humorous account of the joys and frustrations of running a college classroom" (New York Observer), this book is required reading for anyone concerned about the political climate on and off campus.
- September 2007
- 5.5 × 8.3 in
/ 368 pages
- Sales Territory: Worldwide