January 21, 2013
Selected New Books on Higher Education
Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives, by Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood (Princeton University Press; 399 pages; $29.95). Uses data from a study of two universities, here labeled Eastern Elite and Western Public, to examine how right-leaning students evolve and enact their conservatism in very different ways, depending on campus environment.
Daring the Doctorate: The Journey at Mid-Career, by Ada Demb (Rowman and Littlefield; 167 pages;
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