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Stories from Conservative and Moderate Professors Who Have Been Ridiculed, Ostracized, Marginalized, Demonized, and Frozen Out

Authored by Mary Grabar
Contributions by M.D. Allen, Martin Slann, Paul Kengor, Scott Herring, Brian E. Birdnow, Jack Kerwick

Mary Grabar, Ph.D., founder of Dissident Prof, (www.dissidentprof.com) gathers stories by six of her colleagues, professors "exiled" professionally and socially for ideas deemed heretical by today's radical academic gatekeepers. Readers will get an inside look at how the academy operates-and how the gatekeepers deny that they discriminate. With lively and entertaining prose, these six professors tell tales of being ostracized, ridiculed, and denied opportunities to teach-even when their students protest on their behalf! They will learn how the radicals use tax and tuition money to fund studies and academic centers to smear political opponents and those who disagree with their politically correct worldviews.

Contents include:

"The Brain Drain: A Lament for the Loss of Intellectual Capital and the Future of Freedom" by Mary Grabar, (English) How hostile is today's college campus to the traditional scholar? How much of our heritage are we losing because of it?

"The Most Sacred Part of Them: Professors Behaving Badly" by M.D. Allen, (English) public ridicule at a public university in Wisconsin and elsewhere

"Losing Friends and Dining Alone" by Martin Slann, (Political Science) what you can't say about Islam at an academic conference

"Anti-Anti-Communism and the Academy" by Paul Kengor, (Political Science) historical denial and punishment of historians who write about communism

"Stalinism Lite" by Scott Herring, (English) You can never be politically correct enough.

"'C' for Conservatism, the New Scarlet Letter" by Brian Birdnow, (History) getting beat out in the history job market by scholarship on cookbooks and "the crisis of American masculinity in the 1950s"

"The Creed of Political Correctness" by Jack Kerwick, (Philosophy) simple demands for faithfulness by the new priestly class

"Afterword: The Formulated Phrase" by Mary Grabar, making the conservative academic an object of sociological study, and the smearing of the Tea Party and black conservatives

"Exiled" offers an overview of what went wrong with academia and how the Left continues to play power politics inside the ivy-covered walls. It's a reader-friendly and entertaining review, and is intended to knock down the alibis and false claims made by academics about why there are so few conservatives and moderates in higher education. Thus, it presents a starting point for reform.

Publication Date:
0986018325 / 9780986018329
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Education / General

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