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, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 47–53 | Cite as

Liberals and Conservatives in Academia: a Reply to My Critics

  • Neil Gross
Symposium: Liberals and Conservatives in Academia
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Abstract

In this essay I respond to criticisms of Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care? Although the book is not without its flaws, in my view critics have not yet offered a persuasive response to the self-selection account of academic liberalism it lays out.

Keywords

Politics Higher education Self-selection Bias 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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