Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
In Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Hotel, author Christopher P. Dum portrays not only inescapable squalor but also efforts to create order in seriously damaged lives, writes Scott McLemee.
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
Scott McLemee explores the mysteries of a centuries-old manuscript -- one that has tested, and defeated, the mental powers of numerous researchers.
New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.
Scott McLemee delves into The Quantified Self by Deborah Lupton, a study of how digital self-tracking is insinuating itself into every nook and cranny of human experience.
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.
This year’s quincentennial of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia coincides with an exceptionally spirit-blighting presidential election, making his work especially relevant, writes Scott McLemee.
New book argues for change after decades of policies that authors say are strangling public higher education.
Authors discuss book that seeks to counter the narrative about how higher ed prepares students for careers. They say college must be more than job training, and that term “liberal arts” is misunderstood.

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Sept. 19, 2016 -- "The Future of Educational Materials and the Role of the College Bookstore," the new print-on-demand compendium of articles from Inside Higher Ed, is available today. You may download the booklet, free, here.

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