Elizabeth Hayford

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Won’t Lose This Dream: How an Upstart Urban University Rewrote the Rules of a Broken System

Gumbel relies on clear analysis and rich anecdotes to explain how one school helped its students thrive. A superb work for anyone interested in higher education.
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The Fifth Wave: The Evolution of American Higher Education

Crow and Dabars support their exciting new paradigm for American universities with extensive data, theoretical frameworks, and integration of research in the field, illuminating their argument for a new approach to higher education that will better serve American society and democracy.
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How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The Syrian Arab Congress of 1920 and the Destruction of Its Liberal-Islamic Alliance

Highly recommended for history buffs and readers concerned about the failure of democracy in the Middle East.
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Shadow on the Mountain: A Yazidi Memoir of Terror, Resistance and Hope

Jeffrey contrasts the warmth of his childhood with the brutality of war and of the genocide that shattered the Yazidi community. Though his prose is complex at times, his story of tragedy and resistance is an important one.

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

A readable and thought-provoking work on a topic of concern on college campuses. The SHIFT project generated many academic publications, but this book successfully reaches a general audience, specifically students, parents, and policymakers.

The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017

Highly recommended as a valuable and accurate presentation of a century of struggle between Jews and Palestinians seeking to build a nation on the same territory, vastly unequal in resources and efficacy. Khalidi weaves his personal and family perspective into his academic study.

The Ambassadors: America’s Diplomats on the Front Lines

Highly recommended as a rich analysis of the challenges of nation building in various parts of the world, and the network of highly capable diplomats committed to serving their country.
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Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools

A lively choice for readers who are skeptical of the claims of business schools to train leaders with an ethical perspective.

The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

Drawing on broad reading and visits to campuses across the country, Tough’s work offers an indictment of American society and political structures and persuasively argues that universities must fulfill the American commitment to equality of opportunity

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