Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
May 02, 2019
Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education will combine to create one giant education publisher focused on digital content. Observers aren’t convinced that’s a good thing for students.
New book explores strategies and obstacles for gay, lesbian and transgender students and those who conduct research on L.G.B.T.Q. topics.
A new book from researchers at the Community College Research Center posits that the "guided pathways" approach of program development will lead to better outcomes at institutions. 
It's compact, direct and mind melting -- and now its story has been told. Scott McLemee meditates on The Bhagavad Gita: A Biography.
New America's Kevin Carey answers questions about his new book, The End of College, which looks to the past in charting a possible future for higher education.
Authors of new book about academic fraud at UNC argue that big-time college athletes are being cheated out of an education.
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.
The age of print is giving way to the digital age... right? Scott McLemee looks into a scholar’s alternative perspective.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is aggressively funding efforts to support new digital models -- in writing, editing, financing and more.
Social hierarchy is a touchy subject. Scott McLemee looks at a sociologist's study of wedding across class lines.
Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.
Smoking is cool, sophisticated, sexy and enjoyable. Plus, it can kill you. Scott McLemee looks at a study of how students try to split the difference.
Author discusses new book on the flaws in American science -- and the ways that government agencies and universities support it.

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