9780739132678

The UnCivil University

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739132678

  • ISBN10:

    0739132679

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-30
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

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Summary

The Uncivil University tells a cautionary tale for all readers, whatever their background, of how higher education, an institution so touted for its open-mindedness, has become a prime vehicle for politically motivated prejudice. This revised edition offers new insights on the prospects for a return to civility on campus. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Introduction to the Revised Editionp. xxvii
Something Amiss in Higher Educationp. 1
Defining the Civil Universityp. 13
The Emergence of the Uncivil Universityp. 31
The Persistent Prejudicep. 65
Ideology and Propagandap. 85
Uncivil Politics and Campus Misconductp. 123
Reclaiming the Civil Universityp. 163
Conclusion to the Revised Editionp. 181
Epilogue to the Revised Editionp. 193
The UnCivil University Illustratedp. 227
Appendix Methodologyp. 245
Notesp. 251
Selected Bibliographyp. 285
Indexp. 291
About the Authorsp. 307
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