What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts?: Classroom Politics and "Bias" in Higher Education

by Michael Bérubé

Hardcover, 2006


W. W. Norton (2006), Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing, 288 pages


Described as one of the "101 Most Dangerous Academics inAmerica" by right-wing critic David Horowitz, MichaelB¿rub¿ has become a leading liberal voice in the ongoingculture wars. This "smooth and swift read" (New Criterion) offers adefinitive rebuttal of conservative activists' most incendiaryclaims about American universities, and in the process makes asupple case for liberalism itself. An important polemic as well as"a clear-eyed, occasionally quite humorous account of the joys andfrustrations of running a college classroom" (New York Observer),this book is required reading for anyone concerned about thepolitical climate on and off campus.  


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288 p.; 9.28 inches


0393060373 / 9780393060379
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