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Renovating the Ivory Tower

David Laidler

Renovating the Ivory Tower

Canadian Universities and the Knowledge Economy (Policy Study, 37)

by David Laidler

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Published by C D Howe Inst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11265688M
    ISBN 10088806537X
    ISBN 109780888065377

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No Ivory Tower recounts the previously untold story of how the anti-Communist furor affected the nation's college teachers, administrators, trustees, and students. As Ellen Schrecker shows, the hundreds of professors who were called before HUAC and otehr committees confronted the same dilemma most other witnesses had by: The Ivory Tower is an unfinished novel by Henry James, posthumously published in The novel is a brooding story of Gilded Age America.

It centers on the riches earned by a pair of dying millionaires and ex-partners, Abel Gaw and Frank Betterman, and their Author: Henry James.

Renovating the ivory tower: an introductory essay --Universities and the knowledge economy --Do we have a problem yet?: women and men in higher education --The global talent hunt and the growth of e-recruiting in Canada --Quantity and quality?: research at Canadian universities --A matter of discipline: early career outcomes of recent.

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The Ivory Tower is a sad book, yet not due to its subject, contents or the fate of its characters, but because of its unfulfilled potential. I could have been another great book by one of the greatest stylists in English language.

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Expanding on his controversial Atlantic Monthly essay, “Professor X” assails the ill-considered optimism that encourages unprepared students to assume crippling debt to get college degrees they don’t really need. The author is an adjunct English instructor—tenure, no insurance, no benefits and no status—who teaches basic college courses on a part-time basis.

He is a bit wicked, this Professor X. His book-length expansion of the article, “In the Basement of the Ivory Tower,” is rippled with mellow sarcasm. “In the Basement of the Ivory Tower” is little more than proof that not all magazine articles make good books, or for that matter that not all magazine articles need to be longer than they.

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