Deresiewicz, William.

Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life / William Deresiewicz. - First Free Press hardcover edition. - New York : Free Press, 2014. - 245 p. : 24 cm.

Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Sheep
1.The Students
2.The History
3.The Training
4.The Institutions
pt. 2 Self
5.What Is College For?
6.Inventing Your Life
pt. 3 Schools
8.Great Books
9.Spirit Guides
10.Your Guide to the Rankings
pt. 4 Society
11.Welcome to the Club
12.The Self-Overcoming of the Hereditary Meritocracy.

"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"--

9781476702711 (hbk.) US $ 26.00


Education, Higher--United States.
Universities and colleges--United States.
Elite (Social sciences)--Education--United States.
Critical thinking--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States.
Reasoning--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States.
Education, Higher--Aims and objectives--United States.
Education, Higher--Social aspects--United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects.

378.73 DER / 005376
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