Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.
New book decodes key terms for academic life, from A to Z.
New book argues that professors should actively resist the "culture of speed" in academe.
New book argues that students involved in campus protests over controversial speakers or ideas should instead support a marketplace of ideas in which all notions are heard and the best rise to the top.
New book tells story of a largely forgotten man who won a landmark Supreme Court decision.
New MLA Handbook seeks to make citing sources from a variety of media easier and more commonsensical.
Two former college presidents, both longtime scholars of higher education, discuss their new book on the problems -- real and imagined -- facing academe.
Author discusses book about the history, inner workings and social role of college a cappella.
Historian A. J. Angulo examines the history of for-profit colleges and universities and how many of the problems surrounding these institutions aren't new, but rooted in a past that goes back to the colonial era.
Author discusses new book on the evolution of the modern university.
McGraw-Hill Education, after being told maps in a political science textbook were anti-Israel, withdraws the volume and eliminates all copies.
President Obama's nominee to lead the Library of Congress draws support from library groups.

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