Unmaking the Public University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class. - Free Online Library
ReviewNewfield's argument is original, his evidence varied and rich, and his historical narrative coherent. He situates the university in its broadest social context, and shows that the 'culture wars,' far from being a sideshow, have in fact cleverly been fomented by conservatives to reshape the values of the university, the world-view of its graduates, and the economy which it significantly shapes and which shapes it.
--David L. Kirp, author of Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education
I thought this looked like a good one, as it coincides well with my "Is Capitalism Christian" essay. It's an interesting thought: How the Conservative Political Agenda may be really a shill to dumb people down. That is, the ones they can't indoctrinate.