PERSPECTIVES: New Book Traces the Political History of “The Idea” of Higher Education

From Susan H. Greenberg’s INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION interview with Professor Jon Shelton, author of The Education Myth: How Human Capital Trumped Social Democracy: “If you put the economic security of working people at the center of every political decision you make, you can create the kind of society in which everybody has their needs met and can be free to be better citizens. That’s the kind of conversation I would argue that we [should] have.” Read the full interview here.

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