Snakes and Ladders
Zandy, Janet, Academe
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IN THE BASEMENT OF THE IVORY TOWER: CONFESSIONS OF AN ACCIDENTAL ACADEMIC Professor X. New York: Viking, 2011.
REVIEWED BY JANET ZANDY
If higher education is the path to a better life in America, and if more people are attending college than ever before, why is economic inequality so pervasive and stubborn? That's the infrastructural question hovering over these two recent books on choice, circumstance, class, and the academy. Told from different perspectives, Degrees of Inequality and In the Basement of …
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Publication information: Article title: Snakes and Ladders. Contributors: Zandy, Janet - Author. Magazine title: Academe. Volume: 97. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2011. Page number: 36+. © American Association of University Professors Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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