Decentering the Ivory Tower of Academia
|Series title:||J-B ACE Single Issue Adult and Continuing Education Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
For many, the academy has historically represented privilege and intellectual exclusion; for others it has represented an increasingly contested site, as marginalized populations have challenged the myth of the ivory tower being a haven of meritocracy and equal opportunities. Still others persist in viewing universities as a level playing field, a place where people are judged primarily by their ideas and intellectual contributions.
Ironically, alongside these charged...